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2007 BMW 130 vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2007 BMW 130 is newer by 2 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 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 BMW 130 (266 HP @ 6650 RPM) has 45 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 BMW 130 should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

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 BMW 130 (427 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 112 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 BMW 130 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 2007 BMW 130 has manual transmission. 2007 BMW 130 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:

2007 BMW 130 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make BMW Mercedes-Benz
Model 130 E
Year Released 2007 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2979 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 266 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6650 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 427 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 85 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 233 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4230 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 80 L


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