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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 1992 Buick Century

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Buick Century 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) has 112 more horse power than 1992 Buick Century. (109 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1992 Buick Century.

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, 1992 Buick Century, 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 132 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Buick Century. (183 Nm). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Buick Century.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 1992 Buick Century
Make Mercedes-Benz Buick
Model E Century
Year Released 2005 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 221 HP 109 HP
Torque 315 Nm 183 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4803 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1364 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2662 mm


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