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2008 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2008 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 4,966 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 80 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord.

Because 2008 Mercedes-Benz E 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 2008 Mercedes-Benz E. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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, 2008 Mercedes-Benz E (460 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 113 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2008 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Mercedes-Benz E 2005 Honda Accord
Make Mercedes-Benz Honda
Model E Accord
Year Released 2008 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4966 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 138 HP
Torque 460 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.1:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 250 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.1 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1725 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4820 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.7 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 65 L


 

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