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2004 GMC Yukon vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 GMC Yukon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 GMC Yukon would be higher. At 5,328 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 GMC Yukon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 GMC Yukon (286 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 65 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 GMC Yukon should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 GMC Yukon weights approximately 305 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 GMC Yukon 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, 2004 GMC Yukon 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, 2004 GMC Yukon (442 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 127 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2004 GMC Yukon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2004 GMC Yukon 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make GMC Mercedes-Benz
Model Yukon E
Year Released 2004 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5328 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 286 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 442 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 6 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2090 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2830 mm


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