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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2013 Subaru Impreza

To start off, 2013 Subaru Impreza 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 82 more horse power than 2013 Subaru Impreza. (146 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 2013 Subaru Impreza.

Because 2013 Subaru Impreza is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Subaru Impreza 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 103 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Subaru Impreza. (197 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Subaru Impreza.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2013 Subaru Impreza
Make Mercedes-Benz Subaru
Model SLK Impreza
Year Released 2007 2013
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 146 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 197 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4200 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Manual CVT
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1988 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1465 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2645 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.7 L/100km 5.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 8.3 L/100km


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