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2006 Mercedes-Benz C vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Mercedes-Benz C would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. (141 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C.

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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. (220 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Mercedes-Benz C.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz C 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model C SLK
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Station Wagon Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 141 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 220 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.4 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


 

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