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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2010 Audi TT

To start off, 2010 Audi TT is newer by 5 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 53 more horse power than 2010 Audi TT. (168 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2010 Audi TT.

Because 2010 Audi TT is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Audi TT 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, 2010 Audi TT (350 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 35 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Audi TT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2010 Audi TT
Make Mercedes-Benz Audi
Model E TT
Year Released 2005 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1964 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 168 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed automated manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4201 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1842 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1359 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2469 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 60 L


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