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2005 Buick Terraza vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, both 2005 Buick Terraza and 2005 Mercedes-Benz E were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,491 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Buick Terraza is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP) has 21 more horse power than 2005 Buick Terraza. (200 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2005 Buick Terraza. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Buick Terraza weights approximately 243 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Because 2005 Mercedes-Benz E 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 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Buick Terraza, 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm) has 17 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Buick Terraza. (298 Nm). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Buick Terraza.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Buick Terraza 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Buick Mercedes-Benz
Model Terraza E
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3491 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 200 HP 221 HP
Torque 298 Nm 315 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2028 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5210 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1840 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 3080 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 80 L


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