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1996 Honda Today vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Honda Today. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Honda Today would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 181 more horse power than 1996 Honda Today. (47 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1996 Honda Today.

Because 1996 Honda Today is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1996 Honda Today will offer significantly more control. 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 243 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Honda Today. (57 Nm @ 5500 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Honda Today.

Compare all specifications:

1996 Honda Today 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Honda Mercedes-Benz
Model Today SLK
Year Released 1996 2007
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 656 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 47 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 57 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 5500 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Length 3300 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1790 mm


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