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2009 Mercedes-Benz C vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz G

To start off, 2009 Mercedes-Benz C is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mercedes-Benz G. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mercedes-Benz G would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz G is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz G (212 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2009 Mercedes-Benz C. (169 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz G should accelerate faster than 2009 Mercedes-Benz C. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Mercedes-Benz G weights approximately 1030 kg more than 2009 Mercedes-Benz C. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz G is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Mercedes-Benz C. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz G 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, 2009 Mercedes-Benz C (400 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz G. (300 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 Mercedes-Benz C will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz G. 2007 Mercedes-Benz G has automatic transmission and 2009 Mercedes-Benz C has manual transmission. 2009 Mercedes-Benz C will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Mercedes-Benz G will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mercedes-Benz C 2007 Mercedes-Benz G
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model C G
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2148 cc 3199 cc
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 169 HP 212 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 88 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.3 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 229 km/hour 173 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.5 seconds 10.9 seconds
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1225 kg 2255 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1450 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1940 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.1 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 96 L


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