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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C (228 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2006 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E C
Year Released 2005 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2999 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 221 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2700 RPM
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 7.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 62 L


 

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