• Cart

2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2011 Renault Thalia

To start off, 2011 Renault Thalia 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 157 more horse power than 2011 Renault Thalia. (64 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2011 Renault Thalia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 785 kg more than 2011 Renault Thalia. 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, 2011 Renault Thalia, 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) has 155 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Renault Thalia. (160 Nm). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Renault Thalia. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2011 Renault Thalia has manual transmission. 2011 Renault Thalia 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 2011 Renault Thalia
Make Mercedes-Benz Renault
Model E Thalia
Year Released 2005 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1461 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 64 HP
Torque 315 Nm 160 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 233 km/hour 160 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 16.5 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4261 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1639 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1439 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2473 mm


 

More Comparisons

Resources

Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]