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2008 Hummer H3 vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2008 Hummer H3 is newer by 1 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 3,653 cc (5 cylinders), 2008 Hummer H3 is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 2008 Hummer H3 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, 2008 Hummer H3 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, 2008 Hummer H3 (328 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 28 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2008 Hummer H3 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2008 Hummer H3 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. 2008 Hummer H3 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Hummer H3 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Hummer Mercedes-Benz
Model H3 SLK
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3653 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 228 HP
Torque 328 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5180 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Height 2020 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 87 L 70 L


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