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2006 Mercedes-Benz CK vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2006 Mercedes-Benz CK 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 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Mercedes-Benz CK is equipped with a bigger engine.

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 Mercedes-Benz CK (522 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 207 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Mercedes-Benz CK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2006 Mercedes-Benz CK has manual transmission. 2006 Mercedes-Benz CK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Mercedes-Benz CK 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model CK E
Year Released 2006 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3500 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 221 HP
Torque 522 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 3000 RPM
Top Speed 270 km/hour 233 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 80 L


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