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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2012 Geely CK

To start off, 2012 Geely CK 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 @ 6100 RPM) has 135 more horse power than 2012 Geely CK. (93 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2012 Geely CK.

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 Geely CK, 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 172 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Geely CK. (128 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Geely CK. 2012 Geely CK 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. 2012 Geely CK will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2012 Geely CK
Make Mercedes-Benz Geely
Model SLK CK
Year Released 2007 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1498 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 93 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 128 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4160 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1450 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 45 L


 

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