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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2006 Nissan Murano

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 Nissan Murano. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Nissan Murano would be higher. At 3,507 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Nissan Murano is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Nissan Murano (245 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Nissan Murano should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2006 Nissan Murano 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 Nissan Murano 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, 2006 Nissan Murano (334 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2006 Nissan Murano 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 2006 Nissan Murano
Make Mercedes-Benz Nissan
Model SLK Murano
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Convertible Crossover
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 3507 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 245 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 334 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 82 L


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