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2009 Jaguar XF vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2009 Jaguar XF 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 4,196 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Jaguar XF is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Jaguar XF (420 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 199 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Jaguar XF should accelerate faster 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 Jaguar XF (560 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 245 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Jaguar XF will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Jaguar XF 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Jaguar Mercedes-Benz
Model XF E
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4196 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 420 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 560 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.1:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4970 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 80 L


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