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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2005 Mini Cooper

To start off, both 2005 Mercedes-Benz E and 2005 Mini Cooper 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 106 more horse power than 2005 Mini Cooper. (115 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2005 Mini Cooper. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 660 kg more than 2005 Mini Cooper. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 Mini Cooper, 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 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 166 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mini Cooper. (149 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mini Cooper. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2005 Mini Cooper has manual transmission. 2005 Mini Cooper will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2005 Mini Cooper
Make Mercedes-Benz Mini
Model E Cooper
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 149 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 233 km/hour 188 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 9.8 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1125 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 3630 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 7.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 50 L


 

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