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2009 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2009 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 268 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 459 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, both vehicles can yield 350 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E 2006 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E E
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 3491 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 268 HP 268 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 350 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.7:1
Top Speed 250 km/hour 245 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.9 seconds 6.9 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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