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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Mercedes-Benz C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Mercedes-Benz C would be higher. At 3,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Mercedes-Benz C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C (268 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2006 Mercedes-Benz C 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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz C 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.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2006 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SLK C
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 3497 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 268 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1980 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 10.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 62 L


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