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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2000 SsangYong Rexton

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 SsangYong Rexton. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 SsangYong Rexton would be higher. At 3,197 cc (6 cylinders), 2000 SsangYong Rexton is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 11 more horse power than 2000 SsangYong Rexton. (217 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2000 SsangYong Rexton.

Because 2000 SsangYong Rexton is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 SsangYong Rexton will offer significantly more control. 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, 2000 SsangYong Rexton (318 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 18 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2000 SsangYong Rexton will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2000 SsangYong Rexton has automatic transmission and 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK has manual transmission. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 SsangYong Rexton will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2000 SsangYong Rexton
Make Mercedes-Benz SsangYong
Model SLK Rexton
Year Released 2007 2000
Body Type Convertible SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 3197 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 217 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 318 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 15.1 L/100km


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