2006 Mercedes-Benz CL vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, both 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL and 2006 Mercedes-Benz E were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 4,964 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL (302 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 115 more horse power than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. (187 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL should accelerate faster than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL weights approximately 195 kg more than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. 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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL (460 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. (400 Nm @ 1400 RPM). This means 2006 Mercedes-Benz CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Mercedes-Benz CL 2006 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model CL E
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4964 cc 2987 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 302 HP 187 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 460 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 1400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 97 mm 83.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 92 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.3 seconds 8.6 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1885 kg 1690 kg
Vehicle Length 5000 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.4 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 80 L


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