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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 1998 Honda Integra

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Honda Integra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Honda Integra 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 24 more horse power than 1998 Honda Integra. (197 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1998 Honda Integra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 586 kg more than 1998 Honda Integra. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 1998 Honda Integra, 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. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 1998 Honda Integra has manual transmission. 1998 Honda Integra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 1998 Honda Integra
Make Mercedes-Benz Honda
Model E Integra
Year Released 2005 1998
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1834 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 197 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 6.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1199 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2570 mm


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