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2006 Maserati Quattroporte vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2006 Maserati Quattroporte 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 4,243 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Maserati Quattroporte is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Maserati Quattroporte (395 HP @ 7250 RPM) has 174 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Maserati Quattroporte 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 245 kg more than 2006 Maserati Quattroporte.

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, 2006 Maserati Quattroporte (442 Nm @ 4750 RPM) has 127 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Maserati Quattroporte will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Maserati Quattroporte 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Maserati Mercedes-Benz
Model Quattroporte E
Year Released 2006 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4243 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 395 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 7250 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 442 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4750 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5060 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 3070 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 16.8 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 90 L 80 L


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