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2009 Dodge Sprinter vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2009 Dodge Sprinter is newer by 4 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 66 more horse power than 2009 Dodge Sprinter. (155 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2009 Dodge Sprinter. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Dodge Sprinter weights approximately 175 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

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, 2009 Dodge Sprinter (380 Nm @ 1200 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Dodge Sprinter will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Dodge Sprinter 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Dodge Mercedes-Benz
Model Sprinter E
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2987 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 155 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 1200 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1960 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 7350 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 2740 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 4330 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.1 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 95 L 80 L


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