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Comparison of Bmw and Mercedes Benz

The most popular car of this century are the Mercedes Benz and the BMW.

Many different cars in the world dont campare to at least half of what a Mercedes Benz

and a BMW are. Two specific cars are the 2000 BMW M 2-door Coupe 3.2L, 2000

BMW X5 sports activity vehicle 4-door sport utility 4.4L, 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK

430 2- door Coupe 4.3L, and the 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor

2-door convertible 2.3L. In this report I will be talking

about these specific types of

Mercedes-Benz and BMW.

he Bmw X5 is a 4- door, 5 passenger sport utility available in one trim only.

Th X5 is quipped with a standard 4.4-liter, V8, 282-horsepower engine that

consumes 13-mpg in the city and 17-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic

transmission with overdrive is standard. The X5 is new for the year 2000. Sophisticated

powertrain, fully equipped, good driving pleasure, roomy interior, and gives an interesting

performance. It is a complex machine, unproven quality of assembly, high priced, limited

initial availability. The price for the X5 is $49, 400, $44,620 for the dealer invoice, and

$570 for the destination charges. Its competetor is the 2002 Cadillac Escalade 4-door

sport utility 6.0L all wheel drive, the 2001 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4-door sport utility

6.0L all wheel drive, the 2001 Lincoln Navigator 4-door utility 5.4l4 wheel drve, the

2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4-door sport utility 4.7L 4 wheel drive, the 2001 Mercedes-

Benz ML 430 4-door sport utility, and the 2001 Toyota Sequoia limited 4-door sport

utility 4.4L 4 wheel drive.It has all disk brakes, 4.0 liters of displacement, 8 cylinders,

32 valves, 3.62 bore, and a 3.26 stroke. The drive trai is all wheel drive and has an

automatic transmission.

The 2000 M is a 2-dor, 2 passenger sports car available in two trims, the

Coupe and the Roadster/ Upon introduction, both trims are equipped with a standard

3.2- liter, L6, 240-horse power engine that consumes 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg

on the highway. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard on both trims. The 2000 M

is a carryover from 1999. New satndard features include chrome trim on the fron kidney

grille slats and wraparound headlights. It is an exceptionally powertrain, high

performance, superior handling, has powerful brakes, and a great driving pleausre.

It is also a stiff ride, very high price, has lack of certain amenites despite high price. Its

competetors are the 2000 Chevrolet Corvette 2-door coupe 5.7L, and the 2001 BMW Z3

3.0i 2-door coupe 3.0L. It has all disk brakes, 3.0 liters of displacement, 6 cylinders, 24

valves, 3.40 bore, 3.53 stroke, and a manual transmisson.

The 2000 CLK-Class is a 2-door, 4-passenger coupe or convertible availabe

in four triims, ranging from the 320 coupe to the 430 Cabriolet. Upon introduction, the

320 coupe is equipped with a standard 3.2-liter, v6, 215-hourepower engine that

consumes 21mpgin the city and 29mpg on the highway, The 430 Cabriolet is equipped

with a standard 4.3 liter,V8, 275-horsepower engine that consumes 17mpg int he city

and 24mpg on the highway. An electronically



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