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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2000 Toyota Celica

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 Toyota Celica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Celica would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 154 more horse power than 2000 Toyota Celica. (74 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2000 Toyota Celica.

Because 2000 Toyota Celica 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 Toyota Celica 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 Toyota Celica (622 Nm) has 322 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm). This means 2000 Toyota Celica will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2000 Toyota Celica
Make Mercedes-Benz Toyota
Model SLK Celica
Year Released 2007 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 228 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 622 Nm
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 87 L


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