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2009 GMC Canyon vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2009 GMC Canyon 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 35 more horse power than 2009 GMC Canyon. (186 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2009 GMC Canyon. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 55 kg more than 2009 GMC Canyon. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 GMC Canyon 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, 2009 GMC Canyon 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, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 GMC Canyon. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 GMC Canyon. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2009 GMC Canyon has manual transmission. 2009 GMC Canyon will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 GMC Canyon 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make GMC Mercedes-Benz
Model Canyon E
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2901 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 186 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1730 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5270 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 3210 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 80 L


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