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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2010 Citroen C8

To start off, 2010 Citroen C8 is newer by 3 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 27 more horse power than 2010 Citroen C8. (201 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2010 Citroen C8.

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, 2010 Citroen C8, 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 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Citroen C8. (285 Nm @ 3750 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Citroen C8. 2010 Citroen C8 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. 2010 Citroen C8 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2010 Citroen C8
Make Mercedes-Benz Citroen
Model SLK C8
Year Released 2007 2010
Body Type Convertible Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 2946 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 201 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 285 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 11.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 80 L


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