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2009 GMC Yukon vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2009 GMC Yukon is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK would be higher. At 5,328 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 GMC Yukon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 GMC Yukon (310 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 82 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 GMC Yukon should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

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 GMC Yukon (455 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 155 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2009 GMC Yukon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2009 GMC Yukon has automatic transmission and 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK has manual transmission. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 GMC Yukon will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 GMC Yukon 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make GMC Mercedes-Benz
Model Yukon SLK
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type SUV Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5328 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 310 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 455 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2700 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 9 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5140 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 2010 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1960 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 11.8 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 16.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 98 L 70 L


 

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