The horsepower of the Mercedes GL-Class X166 450 340HP automatic 4x4 is 54 hp grater in comparison to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4. Because the difference is little it should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
The Mercedes has 32 % more torque in relation to the Jeep. Even though most of drivers do not appreciate the maximum torque when buying a vehicle, it reflects the best how a vehicle acclerates. When it comes to compared vehicles the difference is quite big thus the Mercedes will deliver you better sensation of driving.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 21 percent indicates that the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV is slightly beaten in this confrontation. In the „large 4x4 ” class, to which the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 10.5 s and is by 14 percent slower than acceleration of Jeep’s vehicle.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Mercedes GL-Class X166 is greater than of the Jeep by 14, which allows the Mercedes GL-Class X166 450 340HP automatic 4x4 to overcome faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 29 km/h is little and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the maximum torque is produced indicates how fast an engine achieves its best performance with growth in revolutions. The lower rmp or the wider range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
The Mercedes GL-Class X166 has 6 % longer wheelbase when compared to Jeep. As a result the Mercedes GL-Class X166 450 340HP automatic 4x4 is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Mercedes GL-Class X166 has 1,058 cubic centimeters bigger engine capacity in comparison to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV. The difference is relatively notable. For this reason the Mercedes GL-Class X166 should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher top speed. On the other hand greater cubic capacity usually equals worst fuel efficiency.
The Mercedes is 274 millimeters longer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV. Long cars more of passenger space and in most cases provide plenty of trunk space. While the Mercedes GL-Class X166 occurs to be better pick for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable rides, the Jeep may be more appropriate to singles as it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
Given that the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV was unveiled only 2 years earlier than the Mercedes GL-Class X166, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Mercedes may feature slightly more new solutions applied in it.