The horsepower is a something that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Mercedes that has by 80 % more horsepower when compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV. Therefore the Mercedes can reach higher maximum speed. With more horsepower the Mercedes GL-Class X164 will also give more flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Mercedes GL-Class X164 has 212 newton meters more torque in
comparison to the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. The difference at such level is quite big, what means
that the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader will accelerate significantly better.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a fast driving is what you enjoy, the Mercedes is better for you because it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
The maximum speed of the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader 450 4MATIC 340HP automatic 4x4 is greater than of the Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4 by 45 kilometers/hour, which allows the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader to travel quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 24 % is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the highest torque is delivered determines how fast an engine achieves its full performance with growth in rmp. The lower rmp or the wider range in which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt earlier.
distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Mercedes GL-Class X164 is larger by 31 mm than the Hyundai Santa Fe II and is not really relevant. The medium for the „full-size SUV” segment equals to 1,866 millimeters and is by 3 % smaller than the width of the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader.
The Mercedes GL-Class X164 has 14 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Hyundai Santa Fe II SUV 2.7 i V6 24V 189HP manual 4x4. As a result the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader 450 4MATIC 340HP automatic 4x4 is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of gears
The Mercedes have a higher speed count
in comparison to the Hyundai which means
that Mercedes GL-Class X164 will have
faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and if you are not drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
feel the difference.
The Mercedes has 75 percent greater engine displacement than the Hyundai. The difference is substantia. Consequently the Mercedes GL-Class X164 Off-roader should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand greater engine size affects worst fuel economy.
The Mercedes GL-Class X164 is 10 % longer in relation to the Hyundai. The length of the car is important in respect of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercedes probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Mercedes will be better driven but the Hyundai Santa Fe II will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length .
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 114 mm in favor of the Mercedes is small and does not matter much.
For a smooth ride around town, it is good to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison may have a big impact on fuel consumption. Automatics may burn up about from 5 to 10% more than manuals.