2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2013 Mercedes-Benz C

To start off, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Honda CR-V. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Honda CR-V would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Mercedes-Benz C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C (245 HP) has 65 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Mercedes-Benz C weights approximately 139 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Mercedes-Benz C is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C 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, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C (340 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 122 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2013 Mercedes-Benz C will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2013 Mercedes-Benz C
Make Honda Mercedes-Benz
Model CR-V C
Year Released 2011 2013
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 245 HP
Torque 218 Nm 340 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type Automatic CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1695 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4591 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 2008 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1445 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 7.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 11.8 L/100km


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