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2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer vs. 2002 Mercedes-Benz S

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Mercedes-Benz S. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Mercedes-Benz S would be higher. At 5,513 cc (12 cylinders), 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (493 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 201 more horse power than 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer. (292 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Mercedes-Benz S weights approximately 385 kg more than 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer. 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, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (801 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 425 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer. (376 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2002 Mercedes-Benz S will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 2002 Mercedes-Benz S
Make Chevrolet Mercedes-Benz
Model TrailBlazer S
Year Released 2006 2002
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4163 cc 5513 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 292 HP 493 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 376 Nm 801 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 1800 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 2135 kg
Vehicle Length 5280 mm 5170 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1920 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 3280 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 88 L


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