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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 vs. 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC

To start off, both 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 and 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. Both 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 and 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC are equipped with a 4,663 cc engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 402 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. 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC weights approximately 46 kg more than 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550.

Because 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC 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, both vehicles can yield 600 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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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model CLS CLS
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4663 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 402 HP 402 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 600 Nm 600 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 1800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type 7-speed shiftable automatic 7-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1890 kg 1936 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4940 mm
Vehicle Width 1882 mm 1882 mm
Vehicle Height 1417 mm 1417 mm
Wheelbase Size 2875 mm 2875 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.4 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


 

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