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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2002 Nissan Almera

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Nissan Almera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Nissan Almera 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 119 more horse power than 2002 Nissan Almera. (109 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2002 Nissan Almera.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 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 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Nissan Almera, 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 139 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Nissan Almera. (161 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Nissan Almera.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2002 Nissan Almera
Make Mercedes-Benz Nissan
Model SLK Almera
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1770 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 109 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 161 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4270 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1620 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2540 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 60 L


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