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2009 Hyundai Entourage vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2009 Hyundai Entourage 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 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Hyundai Entourage is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Hyundai Entourage (247 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Hyundai Entourage should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 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 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Hyundai Entourage, 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 47 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Hyundai Entourage. (253 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Hyundai Entourage. 2009 Hyundai Entourage 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 Hyundai Entourage will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2009 Hyundai Entourage 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Hyundai Mercedes-Benz
Model Entourage SLK
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type Minivan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3800 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 247 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 253 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 7 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1790 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.4 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km


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