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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2012 Audi A6

To start off, 2012 Audi A6 is newer by 5 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) has 27 more horse power than 2012 Audi A6. (201 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2012 Audi A6.

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, 2012 Audi A6, 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.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2012 Audi A6
Make Mercedes-Benz Audi
Model SLK A6
Year Released 2007 2012
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 2800 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 201 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4915 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1872 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1453 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2911 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 75 L


 

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