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1999 Citroen Berlingo vs. 2002 Mercedes-Benz S

To start off, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Citroen Berlingo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Citroen Berlingo would be higher. At 5,513 cc (12 cylinders), 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (493 HP) has 434 more horse power than 1999 Citroen Berlingo. (59 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 1999 Citroen Berlingo.

Because 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2002 Mercedes-Benz S. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1999 Citroen Berlingo, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (801 Nm) has 691 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Citroen Berlingo. (110 Nm). This means 2002 Mercedes-Benz S will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Citroen Berlingo.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Citroen Berlingo 2002 Mercedes-Benz S
Make Citroen Mercedes-Benz
Model Berlingo S
Year Released 1999 2002
Body Type Panel Van Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1749 cc 5513 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 59 HP 493 HP
Torque 110 Nm 801 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Wheelbase Size 2320 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 88 L


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