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2005 GMC Sierra vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 GMC Sierra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 GMC Sierra would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 GMC Sierra (321 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 93 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2005 GMC Sierra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra (370 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2005 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2005 GMC Sierra has automatic transmission and 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK has manual transmission. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 GMC Sierra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 GMC Sierra 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make GMC Mercedes-Benz
Model Sierra SLK
Year Released 2005 2007
Body Type Pickup Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 321 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 6 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1850 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 3650 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.1 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 70 L


 

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