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2003 GAZ 3111 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 GAZ 3111. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 GAZ 3111 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 73 more horse power than 2003 GAZ 3111. (148 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2003 GAZ 3111. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 285 kg more than 2003 GAZ 3111. 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 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 GAZ 3111. (215 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 GAZ 3111. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2003 GAZ 3111 has manual transmission. 2003 GAZ 3111 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:

2003 GAZ 3111 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make GAZ Mercedes-Benz
Model 3111 E
Year Released 2003 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2285 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 215 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 92 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4950 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2830 mm


 

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