The Cadillac Escalade III 6.2 V8 409HP automatic has 164 % more horsepower in comparison to Mercury Mariner II. The Cadillac Escalade III will be distinctly faster speed up because of grater power. Also maneuvers like overtaking and passing other vehicles while driving should be much more easier for the Cadillac Escalade III equipped with stronger motor.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Cadillac Escalade III is 11 % wider in comparison to the Mercury Mariner II 2.3 155HP. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Mercury Mariner II 2.3 155HP loses with the Cadillac in the aspect of fuel tank size. The Cadillac is able to carry by 21 liters more fuel in comparison to the Mercury Mariner II.
Cadillac has 12 % longer wheelbase when compared to the Mercury Mariner II. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Ground clearance means the space between the vehicle underbody and the ground. When it comes to the two compared cars, it is the Cadillac Escalade III which has 46 % higher ride height in comparison to the Mercury Mariner II 2.3 155HP. For this reason the Cadillac Escalade III 6.2 V8 409HP automatic will cope better with rough terrain and high curbs in the city. One drawback is the higher ground clearance equals a higher center of gravity, which can adversely affect the handling of the car.
The Cadillac is 15 percent longer in comparison to the Mercury. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases have plenty of trunk space. While the Cadillac occurs to be better pick for families or drivers who appreciate comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mercury Mariner II may be more appropriate to the young as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Cadillac Escalade III 6.2 V8 409HP automatic, which is by 9 % higher than the Mercury Mariner II, would be better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.
For people who prefer more functional use of a car and who don’t need complications that stems from the manual transmission we recommend cars with automatic gearbox. To those who have a flair for sport driving a manual gearbox may be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a shift take place.