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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2009 Hyundai Getz

To start off, 2009 Hyundai Getz is newer by 2 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. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 147 more horse power than 2009 Hyundai Getz. (81 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2009 Hyundai Getz.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Hyundai Getz, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 182 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Hyundai Getz. (118 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Hyundai Getz. 2009 Hyundai Getz 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. 2009 Hyundai Getz will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2009 Hyundai Getz
Make Mercedes-Benz Hyundai
Model SLK Getz
Year Released 2007 2009
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1341 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 118 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 3820 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 6.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 45 L


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