The Dodge Durango III has 90 percent more horsepower in comparison to Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP. The Dodge Durango III 3.6 V6 294HP automatic will be distinctly better accelerate because of grater amout of horses under its hoot. Also leaving behind cars or obstacles while driving should be much more easier for the Dodge Durango III equipped with more powerful motor.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Dodge is 7 percent wider than the Mercury. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Dodge Durango III that can carry 32 l more fuel in relation to the Mercury Mariner I. The average fuel tank size in the large off-road 4x4 class, from which the Dodge Durango III comes from, equals 84 l, whereas in large SUV segment (represented by the Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP) it equals 84 l.
Dodge Durango III has 411 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Mercury Mariner I. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Dodge Durango III is 15 % longer in comparison to the Mercury Mariner I. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to driving comfort and space in the boot. The Dodge Durango III probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Dodge Durango III will be better driven ,however, the Mercury Mariner I will be a little easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older car began 6 years prior to its contender hence man may suspect that this vehicle is equipped with significantly less advanced solutions .
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Dodge Durango III, which is by 72 millimeters higher than the Mercury Mariner I, would be appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.
To people who appreciate more convenient driving a car and don’t need complications resulting from the stick shift we recommend vehicles with automatic transmission. For those who have a flair for sport driving a stick shift may be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a shift take place.