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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2004 Porsche 911

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Porsche 911. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Porsche 911 would be higher. At 3,589 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Porsche 911 (315 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 94 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 360 kg more than 2004 Porsche 911.

Because 2004 Porsche 911 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, 2004 Porsche 911 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, 2004 Porsche 911 (370 Nm) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm). This means 2004 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2004 Porsche 911
Make Mercedes-Benz Porsche
Model E 911
Year Released 2005 2004
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 3199 cc 3589 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V boxer
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 315 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 370 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 11.3:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1425 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 64 L


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