Mercedes Benz - KOMPRESSOR Badge
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KOMPRESSOR

What does actually the KOMPRESSOR badge mean on vehicles by Mercedes Benz?

Cars carrying this label are powered by Mercedes-Benz petrol engines with mechanical compressor which, similarly to the turbine, increases the air pressure in the intake manifold and thus the total power produced by the engine. Recently, Mercedes-Benz is increasingly omitting compressors in favor of conventional turbo chargers, making this label a rare sight on the new models.

Although they have the same purpose, and that's increasing air pressure and density inside the combustion chamber in order to produce more power and torque, a significant difference between an exhaust-gases-powered turbine and a supercharger is the fact that the later is driven by a mechanical power source (chain, belt or shaft). First assembly of this kind (now known as supercharger) was developed in 1921 by the Daimler-Benz team, with some help from Ferdinand Porsche, and the first automotive brand that decided to use it on a mass produced road car was again Mercedes-Benz.

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List of cars using this badge

Vehicles by Mercedes Benz

acceleration

8.4

seconds

consumption

7.2

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Estate 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

6.5

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

8.6

seconds

consumption

7.8

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Coupe CLC 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

8.2

seconds

consumption

6.8

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

7.7

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Coupe CLC 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

9.2

seconds

consumption

7.0

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Estate 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2007. to 2011.  

acceleration

9.1

seconds

consumption

8.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sport Coupe 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

8.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

9.4

seconds

consumption

8.7

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Combi 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

8.1

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  230 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

8.0

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sport Coupe 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

10.0

seconds

consumption

8.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Combi 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

8.1

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sport Coupe 230 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

7.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

8.7

seconds

consumption

9.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Combi 230 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2004. to 2007.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

9.7

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

9.1

seconds

consumption

8.6

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sports Coupe 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

10.0

seconds

consumption

8.8

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Combi 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

8.1

seconds

consumption

9.2

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sports Coupe 230 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

9.6

seconds

consumption

9.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Combi 200 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

8.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C  180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

8.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz C Sports Coupe 180 Kompressor
D - Segment (Large family car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

9.8

seconds

consumption

8.6

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK Cabriolet  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2005. to 2009.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

8.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK Cabriolet  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2005. to 2009.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

8.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2005. to 2009.  

acceleration

8.8

seconds

consumption

8.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2005. to 2009.  

acceleration

9.3

seconds

consumption

8.6

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2003. to 2005.  

acceleration

9.8

seconds

consumption

9.1

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK Cabriolet  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2003. to 2005.  

acceleration

8.4

seconds

consumption

9.8

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK  230 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 1998. to 2003.  

acceleration

9.9

seconds

consumption

9.5

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK Cabriolet  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 1998. to 2003.  

acceleration

8.8

seconds

consumption

9.6

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK Cabriolet  230 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 1998. to 2003.  

acceleration

9.1

seconds

consumption

9.4

l/100km

Mercedes Benz CLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 1998. to 2003.  

acceleration

9.5

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E Combi 200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 2006. to 2009.  

acceleration

9.1

seconds

consumption

8.2

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E  200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 2006. to 2009.  

acceleration

9.6

seconds

consumption

8.2

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E  200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 2002. to 2006.  

acceleration

10.1

seconds

consumption

9.1

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E Combi 200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 2002. to 2006.  

acceleration

10.1

seconds

consumption

9.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E Combi 200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 1999. to 2002.  

acceleration

9.7

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz E  200 Kompressor
E - Segment (Luxury car)
produced from 1999. to 2002.  

acceleration

5.6

seconds

consumption

16.3

l/100km

Mercedes Benz G Lang 55 AMG Kompressor
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2000. to 2012.  

acceleration

5.5

seconds

consumption

15.9

l/100km

Mercedes Benz G Lang 55 AMG Kompressor
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2000. to 2012.  

acceleration

7.6

seconds

consumption

7.7

l/100km

Mercedes Benz SLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2008. to 2011.  

acceleration

7.9

seconds

consumption

8.7

l/100km

Mercedes Benz SLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2004. to 2008.  

acceleration

8.2

seconds

consumption

9.6

l/100km

Mercedes Benz SLK  200 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

acceleration

7.2

seconds

consumption

9.8

l/100km

Mercedes Benz SLK  230 Kompressor
S - Segment (Sports car)
produced from 2000. to 2004.  

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