The horsepower is a feature that most of us pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Mercedes M-Class W166 350 BlueEFFICIENCY 4MATIC 306HP automatic 4x4 that has by 7 percent horsepower more in relation to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV, which makes this car somewhat quicker. With more horsepower the Mercedes M-Class W166 will also provide slightly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Mercedes M-Class W166 350 BlueEFFICIENCY 4MATIC 306HP automatic 4x4 burns up 2.6 l fewer amount of fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV. The difference in the amount of 23 % will be very appreciable in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long run it can generate a real savings.
The Mercedes M-Class W166 350 BlueEFFICIENCY 4MATIC 306HP automatic 4x4 has 7 % more torque when compared to the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4. Even though the vast majority of drivers do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it reflects the best how a car acclerates. In this case the difference is quite small so you probably will not feel the difference.
The Mercedes M-Class W166 consumes 4.7 l of petrol fewer running around the town compared to the Jeep. The Mercedes M-Class W166, that comes from large SUV segment, uses 3.5 l less petrol, which constitutes by 24 percent better result in comparison to the average in the same class. The difference in this category between compared vehicles is quite big, so remember that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should choose cars with similar characteristics.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 1.5 s suggests that the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4 is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „full-size SUV class, being represented by the Jeep Grand Cherokee IV 3.6 V6 286HP automatic 4x4, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 10.5 s and is by 14 % lower than this of Jeep car.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mercedes M-Class W166 is greater as compared to this of the Jeep which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 29 kilometers per hour is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower number of rotations at which the highest torque is delivered affects an engine’s performance. However, in order to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is always recommended to check a torque graph.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes M-Class W166 has 1 percent longer wheelbase distance than Jeep. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Mercedes should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Model release date
The difference in release date between presented cars is only 1 year, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a dizzying pace and for that reason the Mercedes M-Class W166 may have more advanced solutionswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Mercedes M-Class W166 350 BlueEFFICIENCY 4MATIC 306HP automatic 4x4, which is by 2 percent higher than the Jeep, is better pick for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.