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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2011 Audi A7

To start off, 2011 Audi A7 is newer by 6 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) has 20 more horse power than 2011 Audi A7. (201 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2011 Audi A7.

Because 2011 Audi A7 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, 2011 Audi A7 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.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2011 Audi A7
Make Mercedes-Benz Audi
Model E A7
Year Released 2005 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 201 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 7.2 seconds
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4968 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2913 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 75 L


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