The horsepower is a this thing that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Dodge Durango I that has by 18 % horsepower more in relation to the Mercedes, which makes this vehicle slightly quicker. Thanks to more horsepower the Dodge Durango I should also provide slightly better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Dodge Durango I burns up 8 % fewer fuel while driving inside city in comparison to the Mercedes M-Class W163. The Dodge Durango I, which represents full-size SUV class, uses 0.9 l fewer gasoline. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the urban for the large off-road 4x4 class equals to 14.8 l, while the Dodge Durango I needs by 6 % more amount of fuel than the average.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The winner of this confrontatnion in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Dodge which is able to take by 25 l more petrol than the Mercedes M-Class W163 2.3 (230) 150HP manual 4x4.
Dodge Durango I has 4 % longer wheelbase in comparison to the Mercedes M-Class W163 2.3 (230) 150HP manual 4x4. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The engine capacity of the Dodge is by 70 % greater in comparison to the Mercedes M-Class W163 2.3 (230) 150HP manual 4x4. In a consequence the Mercedes will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Dodge Durango I will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
Maximum load capacity
The Dodge Durango I is 323 millimeters longer when compared to the Mercedes M-Class W163. The length of the car plays a role in terms of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Dodge very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual will be better driven but the Mercedes M-Class W163 2.3 (230) 150HP manual 4x4 will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length .
An engine in the shape of a V is a
better version of a
engine with all cylinders aligned in one row
which in our opinion} is
adventages. Engine of V configuration
inside a car the Dodge Durango I
produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of
the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of
engime may contain high numbers of
cylinders in a smaller package. A
Smooth engine work and thrilling sound is
to driving fans undoubtedly to a V engine’s advantage.
Model release date
The difference in debut day between compared vehicles is only 1 year, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a blistering pace and for that reason the Dodge Durango I may feature more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 3 mm to the advantage of the Dodge is small and does not matter much.