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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2008 SsangYong Musso

To start off, 2008 SsangYong Musso 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.

Because 2008 SsangYong Musso 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, 2008 SsangYong Musso 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 SsangYong Musso. (250 Nm @ 2250 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 SsangYong Musso.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2008 SsangYong Musso
Make Mercedes-Benz SsangYong
Model SLK Musso
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Convertible SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 2872 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 0 HP
Torque 300 Nm 250 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 2250 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4340 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 7.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 80 L


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