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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2002 SsangYong Rexton

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 SsangYong Rexton. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 SsangYong Rexton 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 103 more horse power than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. (118 HP @ 4100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 SsangYong Rexton weights approximately 66 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Because 2002 SsangYong Rexton is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 SsangYong Rexton 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 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 59 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 SsangYong Rexton. (256 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 SsangYong Rexton.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2002 SsangYong Rexton
Make Mercedes-Benz SsangYong
Model E Rexton
Year Released 2005 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2874 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4100 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 256 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 89.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 92.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 22.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 16.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1851 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 9.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


 

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