The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP which has by 14 % horsepower more than the Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual, which makes this vehicle a bit quicker. Thanks to more horsepower the Mercury Mariner I will also give a bit better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Mercury Mariner I features 360 liters
than the Hyundai.
Such a difference is quite big
therefore it will distinctly is relevant to the comfort of the
car’s usage. At the same time that
the Mercury Mariner I has
trunk capacity than the average in its segment. More spacious
luggage compartment will be useful during family
traveling and also while
The Mercury Mariner I has 7 millimeters longer wheelbase than Hyundai Santa Fe I. As a result the Mercury is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Hyundai started to be manufactured only 5 years earlier than the Mercury Mariner I, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Mercury may have slightly more advanced solutions applied in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 73 millimeters in favor of the Mercury Mariner I is little and should not be really noticeable.