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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Mercedes-Benz CLK?

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BMW 5-Series Mercedes-Benz CLK

9 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 163 bhp

vs 122 kw.

70% or 389 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 5.6 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 140 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 9% or 2.61 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 390 liters 25% or 130 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 62 liters 23% or 18 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1500 kg 25% or 500 kg

3 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz CLK

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 10% or 13 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1665 kg vs 1870 kg 12% or 205 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.76 meters vs 12 meters 12% or 1.24 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLK

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 59% or 2599 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs With a mechanical supercharger
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4638 mm 6% or 272 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1740 mm 8% or 151 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1413 mm 3% or 43 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2715 mm 8% or 249 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)