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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 1984 Isuzu Gemini

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Isuzu Gemini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Isuzu Gemini 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 142 more horse power than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. (79 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 845 kg more than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. 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 199 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Isuzu Gemini. (116 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Isuzu Gemini.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 1984 Isuzu Gemini
Make Mercedes-Benz Isuzu
Model E Gemini
Year Released 2005 1984
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1582 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 221 HP 79 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 116 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 940 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4240 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2410 mm


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