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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2008 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2008 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mercedes-Benz E. (240 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mercedes-Benz E. 2008 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK has manual transmission. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2008 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SLK E
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1795 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 0 HP
Torque 300 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 80 L


 

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