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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

To start off, 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is newer by 7 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 11 more horse power than 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. (210 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 260 kg more than 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. 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 (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. (302 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Mercedes-Benz E 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Make Mercedes-Benz Hyundai
Model E Genesis Coupe
Year Released 2005 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 221 HP 210 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 302 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 5-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1525 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 65 L


 

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