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2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal (247 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 245 kg more than 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal.

Because 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 9 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal. (306 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Alfa Romeo Kamal 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Alfa Romeo Mercedes-Benz
Model Kamal E
Year Released 2003 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3179 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 247 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 306 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1870 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.7 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 80 L


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