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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2011 GMC Sierra

To start off, 2011 GMC Sierra is newer by 4 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 6,000 cc (8 cylinders), 2011 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 GMC Sierra (364 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 136 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2011 GMC Sierra 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, 2011 GMC Sierra 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, 2011 GMC Sierra (506 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 206 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2011 GMC Sierra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2011 GMC Sierra 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. 2011 GMC Sierra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2011 GMC Sierra
Make Mercedes-Benz GMC
Model SLK Sierra
Year Released 2007 2011
Body Type Convertible Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 6000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 364 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 506 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 5710 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1940 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 3380 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 129 L


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