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2006 Acura MDX vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2006 Acura MDX is newer by 1 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 3,474 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Acura MDX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Acura MDX (253 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Acura MDX should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 210 kg more than 2006 Acura MDX.

Because 2006 Acura MDX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Acura MDX 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. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Acura MDX (340 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 25 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Acura MDX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Acura MDX 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Acura Mercedes-Benz
Model MDX E
Year Released 2006 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3474 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 253 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 340 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1575 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4790 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1750 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.4 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 77 L 80 L


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