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2005 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2013 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2013 Toyota Tundra is newer by 8 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 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Tundra (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 155 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 776 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. 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, 2013 Toyota Tundra (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Tundra 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 2013 Toyota Tundra
Make Mercedes-Benz Toyota
Model E Tundra
Year Released 2005 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 221 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 315 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 102 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 2561 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 5810 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1940 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 3700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 100 L


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