• Cart

2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2005 Holden Frontera

To start off, both 2005 Mercedes-Benz E and 2005 Holden Frontera 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 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 2005 Holden Frontera. (202 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2005 Holden Frontera. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 85 kg more than 2005 Holden Frontera. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Holden Frontera 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, 2005 Holden Frontera 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 25 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Holden Frontera. (290 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Holden Frontera.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2005 Holden Frontera
Make Mercedes-Benz Holden
Model E Frontera
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 3165 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 202 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1700 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2710 mm


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]