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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2013 Nissan Sentra

To start off, 2013 Nissan Sentra is newer by 6 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 100 more horse power than 2013 Nissan Sentra. (128 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2013 Nissan Sentra.

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, 2013 Nissan Sentra, 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 126 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Nissan Sentra. (174 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Nissan Sentra.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2013 Nissan Sentra
Make Mercedes-Benz Nissan
Model SLK Sentra
Year Released 2007 2013
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1800 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 128 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 174 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4625 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1496 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.7 L/100km 4.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 6.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 50 L


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