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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado 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 4,966 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (302 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 117 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 605 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (460 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 202 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado 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 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Mercedes-Benz Chevrolet
Model E Colorado
Year Released 2005 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4966 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 302 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 460 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1866 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2970 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 72 L


 

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