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2007 Mazda 6 vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2007 Mazda 6 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 57 more horse power than 2007 Mazda 6. (164 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2007 Mazda 6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 355 kg more than 2007 Mazda 6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Mercedes-Benz E 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 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Mazda 6, 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 108 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mazda 6. (207 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mazda 6. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2007 Mazda 6 has manual transmission. 2007 Mazda 6 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 Mazda 6 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mazda Mercedes-Benz
Model 6 E
Year Released 2007 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2260 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 164 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 207 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.6:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 211 km/hour 233 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1430 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.9 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 80 L


 

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