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2009 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL

To start off, both 2009 Mercedes-Benz E and 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 5,980 cc (12 cylinders), 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL (604 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 336 more horse power than 2009 Mercedes-Benz E. (268 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL should accelerate faster than 2009 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL weights approximately 1504 kg more than 2009 Mercedes-Benz E. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 CL (1,001 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 651 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Mercedes-Benz E. (350 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mercedes-Benz E 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E CL
Year Released 2009 2009
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3498 cc 5980 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 268 HP 604 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 350 Nm 1001 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 92.9 mm 82.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 93 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.9 seconds 4.4 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 2830 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 5000 mm
Vehicle Width 1490 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1830 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2890 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.7 L/100km 14.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 88 L


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