Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP vs Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP

Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP

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6 reasons for

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.

4 reasons for

Lexus RX I, model available from 1997 to 2003.
It has 2.2 139HP petrol engine produced from 1997 to 2003.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP

6 reasons for Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155KM in comparison to Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

155 > 139 hp
The horsepower of the Mercury Mariner I is 16 hp bigger when compared to the Lexus RX I. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance largely.

Trunk capacity

829 > 489 l
With more luggage capacity the Mercury will have much more room for carrying things and be more functional one than the Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP. If the capacity of the trunk is important to you, the Mercury will be better to buy as it is around 340 l larger than the boot of its competitor.


2,627 > 2,610 mm
The Mercury Mariner I has 17 mm longer wheelbase than Lexus RX I. Therefore the Mercury Mariner I is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.

Model release date

2005 > 1997
Production of the older vehicle started much more earlier than its rival thus it is reasonable to suppose that this vehicle is equipped with significantly less advanced technologies .


1,730 > 1,670 mm
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP, which is by 4 percent higher than the Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP, is appropriate choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.

End of model sale

2007 > 2003


4 reasons for Lexus RX I 2.2 139KM in comparison to Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP

Reasons for


1,811 > 1,790 mm
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The Lexus is widther only by 21 millimeters in relation to the Mercury Mariner I and is not really important. The medium for the „large 4x4 ” class is approximately 1,866 mm and is by 55 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Lexus RX I.

Fuel tank

64 > 62 l
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank size is Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP that can carry by 3 percent more fuel than the Mercury Mariner I.


4,574 > 4,428 mm
The Lexus is 146 millimeters longer when compared to the Mercury Mariner I. The length of the vehicle is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Lexus very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Lexus will be better driven ,however, the Mercury will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.

Price range

luxury > popular

Cars specifications

Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP Lexus RX I 2.2 139HP
    Price range popular luxury
    Model release date 2005 1997
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    End of model sale 2007 2003

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