Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP vs Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual

Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP

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Mercury Mariner I, model available from 2005 to 2007.
It has 2.3 155HP petrol engine produced from 2005 to 2007.
Drive has manual gearbox.

3 reasons for

Hyundai Santa Fe I, model available from 2000 to 2006.
It has 2.0 i 16V 136HP petrol engine produced from 2000 to 2006.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual
Mercury

6 reasons for Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155KM in comparison to Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

155 > 136 hp
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.
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Trunk capacity

829 > 469 l
The Mercury Mariner I features 360 liters bigger boot 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 74 liters bigger trunk capacity than the average in its segment. More spacious luggage compartment will be useful during family traveling and also while everyday driving.
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Wheelbase

2,627 > 2,620 mm
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.
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Model release date

2005 > 2000
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.
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Height

1,730 > 1,657 mm
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.
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End of model sale

2007 > 2006

Hyundai

3 reasons for Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136KM manual in comparison to Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP

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Width

1,845 > 1,790 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Hyundai Santa Fe I is 3 percent wider when compared to the Mercury Mariner I. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
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Fuel tank

66 > 62 l
The Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP gives way to the Hyundai in the aspect of fuel tank size. The Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual is able to store by 4 l more fuel in relation to its competitor.
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Length

4,503 > 4,428 mm
The Hyundai Santa Fe I is 2 percent longer when compared to the Mercury Mariner I. Long cars are more spacious and usually provide more storage space. Although the Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual seems to be better option for families or drivers who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mercury may appeal to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.

Cars specifications

Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP Hyundai Santa Fe I 2.0 i 16V 136HP manual
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2005 2000
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    Payload - 2,245 kg
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