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2008 Land Rover Range Rover vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2008 Land Rover Range Rover is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 45 more horse power than 2008 Land Rover Range Rover. (176 HP @ 2000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2008 Land Rover Range Rover. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Land Rover Range Rover weights approximately 715 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Because 2008 Land Rover Range Rover is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Land Rover Range Rover 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 Land Rover Range Rover (390 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2008 Land Rover Range Rover will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Land Rover Range Rover 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Land Rover Mercedes-Benz
Model Range Rover E
Year Released 2008 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 176 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 2000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 390 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 179 km/hour 233 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.6 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2500 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4980 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 2200 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1940 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 80 L


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