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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2006 Subaru Legacy

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 Subaru Legacy. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Subaru Legacy would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Subaru Legacy (242 HP) has 14 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Subaru Legacy should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2006 Subaru Legacy 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 Subaru Legacy 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 Subaru Legacy (310 Nm @ 6400 RPM) has 10 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2006 Subaru Legacy 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 Subaru Legacy
Make Mercedes-Benz Subaru
Model SLK Legacy
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1992 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 242 HP
Torque 300 Nm 310 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 6400 RPM
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 4800 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2680 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 5.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 64 L


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