The horsepower of the Mercury Mariner I is by 31 hp grater in comparison to the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance to a large extent.
The boot of the Mercury is 461 l more spacious compared to the Mazda Tribute I. It is sensible difference therefore in this category the Mercury Mariner I will be much more handy. The larger the trunk, the more luggage you can take.
The Mazda gives way to the Mercury in the aspect of fuel tank capacity. The Mercury Mariner I is able to hold by 9 % more fuel than its rival.
The Mercury has 5 mm longer wheelbase than Mazda Tribute I. Therefore the Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Mercury Mariner I is 33 millimeters longer in relation to the Mazda Tribute I. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to driving comfort and room in the boot. The Mercury Mariner I preasumbly will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Mercury Mariner I 2.3 155HP will be better driven ,however, the Mazda will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
The difference in release date between compared vehicles is only 5 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace and for that reason the Mercury may have more advanced solutionswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 1 percent to the advantage of the Mercury is little and does not matter much.