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2002 Mercedes-Benz S vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Mercedes-Benz S. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Mercedes-Benz S would be higher. At 4,266 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (275 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 60 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano. (215 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano weights approximately 165 kg more than 2002 Mercedes-Benz S.

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, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (401 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 96 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano. (305 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2002 Mercedes-Benz S will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Mercedes-Benz S 2005 Mercedes-Benz Viano
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model S Viano
Year Released 2002 2005
Body Type Sedan Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4266 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 275 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 401 Nm 305 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 84 mm
Top Speed 250 km/hour 191 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.3 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1895 kg 2060 kg
Vehicle Length 5170 mm 5000 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1880 mm
Wheelbase Size 3090 mm 3210 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 75 L


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