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2009 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano

To start off, 2009 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano would be higher. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Mercedes-Benz E (268 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano. (215 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano weights approximately 734 kg more than 2009 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 Mercedes-Benz E (350 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano. (305 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 Mercedes-Benz E will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mercedes-Benz E 2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E Viano
Year Released 2009 2004
Body Type Sedan Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 268 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 350 Nm 305 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 186 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.9 seconds 8.2 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 2060 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4750 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1880 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 3210 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.7 L/100km 12.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 75 L


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