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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2006 Peugeot 607

To start off, 2006 Peugeot 607 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 65 more horse power than 2006 Peugeot 607. (156 HP @ 5650 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2006 Peugeot 607. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 255 kg more than 2006 Peugeot 607. 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, 2006 Peugeot 607, 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 98 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Peugeot 607. (217 Nm @ 3900 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Peugeot 607.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2006 Peugeot 607
Make Mercedes-Benz Peugeot
Model E 607
Year Released 2005 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2228 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 156 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5650 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 217 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 96 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 233 km/hour 220 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 9.6 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1530 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 9.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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