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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2005 Audi A6

To start off, both 2005 Mercedes-Benz E and 2005 Audi A6 were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Audi A6 (252 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Audi A6 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 245 kg more than 2005 Audi A6.

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, 2005 Audi A6, 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 Audi A6 (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Audi A6 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 2005 Audi A6
Make Mercedes-Benz Audi
Model E A6
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 3121 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 252 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 330 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 84.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 13.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 233 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 6.9 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4920 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2770 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 9.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 70 L


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