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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision 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 87 more horse power than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision. (141 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision.

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, 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision, 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, both vehicles can yield 300 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2004 Mercedes-Benz Vision
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SLK Vision
Year Released 2007 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1689 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 228 HP 141 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 300 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4280 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 62 L


 

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