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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz R

To start off, both 2005 Mercedes-Benz E and 2005 Mercedes-Benz R were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz R is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz R (268 HP) has 47 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz R should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz R weights approximately 450 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Mercedes-Benz R 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 Mercedes-Benz R 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 R (350 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 35 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz R 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 Mercedes-Benz R
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E R
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 3498 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 268 HP
Torque 315 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 92.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 2235 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 5160 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1930 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 3220 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 62 L


 

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