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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2007 Porsche 911

To start off, 2007 Porsche 911 is newer by 2 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 3,824 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Porsche 911 (351 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 130 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 310 kg more than 2007 Porsche 911.

Because 2007 Porsche 911 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, 2007 Porsche 911 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, 2007 Porsche 911 (400 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 85 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2007 Porsche 911 has manual transmission. 2007 Porsche 911 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 2007 Porsche 911
Make Mercedes-Benz Porsche
Model E 911
Year Released 2005 2007
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 3199 cc 3824 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V boxer
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 351 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 99 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 82.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 11.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 233 km/hour 288 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 4.8 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1475 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.6 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 67 L


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