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1995 Mazda RX-01 vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Mazda RX-01. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Mazda RX-01 would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 1995 Mazda RX-01. (220 HP @ 8500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1995 Mazda RX-01. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 685 kg more than 1995 Mazda RX-01. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 99 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Mazda RX-01. (216 Nm @ 6000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Mazda RX-01. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 1995 Mazda RX-01 has manual transmission. 1995 Mazda RX-01 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Mazda RX-01 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mazda Mercedes-Benz
Model RX-01 E
Year Released 1995 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2614 cc 3199 cc
Engine Type dual-disk rotary V
Horse Power 220 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 8500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 216 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 6000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4060 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1250 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 80 L


 

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