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

To start off, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E 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 4,966 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E (302 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 81 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 134 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.

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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E (461 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 146 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2006 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E E
Year Released 2005 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 4966 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 302 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 461 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 97 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1919 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


 

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