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2009 BMW 125 vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2009 BMW 125 is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 2,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 BMW 125 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 125 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 95 more horse power than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. (120 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 125 should accelerate faster than 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 274 kg more than 2009 BMW 125.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz E (270 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 20 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 125. (250 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 2006 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 125.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 125 2006 Mercedes-Benz E
Make BMW Mercedes-Benz
Model 125 E
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2147 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 270 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 1400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 18.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 245 km/hour 202 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.4 seconds 12.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 1600 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.1 L/100km 6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 65 L


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