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2006 Peugeot 607 vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL

To start off, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Peugeot 607. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Peugeot 607 would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL (228 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 2006 Peugeot 607. (201 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL should accelerate faster than 2006 Peugeot 607.

Because 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Peugeot 607, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Peugeot 607 (440 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 140 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL. (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2006 Peugeot 607 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Peugeot 607 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL
Make Peugeot Mercedes-Benz
Model 607 SL
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2718 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 201 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 440 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Top Speed 230 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.7 seconds 7.8 seconds
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 7-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 4582 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1298 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2560 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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