The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is equipped with petrol which produce by 62 % more horsepower than the Saab 9-5 II, transforming the car to a much more sporty character. It should be better car for drivers who would like to experience thrill of drive a sports car.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Saab 9-5 II Estate is relatively slower than the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211. The
difference at the level of
2 seconds is
quite low and for that
reason it should
not be vitally taken into
account for buying one of these two
With more trunk space the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic will have much more room for transporting things and be more functional one than the Saab 9-5 II Estate. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is important to you, the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 will be better to buy because it is about 66 percent more spacious than the trunk of the Saab 9-5 II.
The maximum velocity of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is greater in relation to the Saab by 14, which allows the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic to overcome quicker long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 14 percent is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mercedes E-Class W211 is 1 percent wider in relation to the Saab 9-5 II Estate 2.0 BioPower 180HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes E-Class W211 has 6 percent longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Saab 9-5 II. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Trunk length with seats up
Number of gears
The Mercedes have a higher speed count than the Saab 9-5 II Estate which means
that Mercedes E-Class W211 will have
faster speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not
notice the difference.
The Mercedes E-Class W211 has 76 % bigger engine displacement in comparison to the Saab 9-5 II. The difference is relatively large. For this reason the Mercedes should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity usually affects worst fuel economy.
Maximum load capacity
The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 3.5 V6 (350 CGI) 292HP automatic is 9 mm longer when compared to the Saab 9-5 II Estate 2.0 BioPower 180HP manual. The length of the car is significant in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 will be better driven ,however, the Saab 9-5 II Estate will be a little easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 37 mm in favor of the Mercedes E-Class W211 Estate S211 is small and should not be really noticeable.
Trunk length with seats down
Automatic transmission installed in the Mercedes in spite of having a few disadvantages gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city the driver is more relaxed. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.