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2006 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 1976 Buick Century

To start off, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Buick Century would be higher. At 5,740 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E (268 HP) has 93 more horse power than 1976 Buick Century. (175 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1976 Buick Century.

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.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz E 1976 Buick Century
Make Mercedes-Benz Buick
Model E Century
Year Released 2006 1976
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 5740 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 268 HP 175 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors


 

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