Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP vs Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4

Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP

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6 reasons for

Mercury Mountaineer I, model available from 1997 to 2001.
It has 4.0 205HP petrol engine produced from 1998 to 2001.
Drive has manual gearbox.

3 reasons for

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I, model available from 1996 to 2008.
It has 3.0 V6 170HP ic petrol engine produced from 1996 to 2008.
Drive 4x4 has automatic, 4 speed gearbox.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4
Mercury

6 reasons for Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205KM in comparison to Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for
138

Maximal power

205 > 170 hp
The horsepower is a feature that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Mercury that has by 35 horsepower more when compared to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Having more horsepower the Mercury Mountaineer I will also provide somewhat better efficiency in specific speeds.
20

Width

1,785 > 1,695 mm
Width of a car directly affects room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The Mercury is widther only by 5 % than the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I and is not really relevant. The average for the „large SUV” class amounts to around 1,866 millimeters and is by 81 millimeters bigger than the same feature of the Mercury.
16

Wheelbase

2,844 > 2,725 mm
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. Mercury Mountaineer I has 119 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercury Mountaineer I should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
9

Length

4,852 > 4,610 mm
The Mercury is 5 % longer in relation to the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I. Long cars have more interior space and usually have bigger trunk. Although the Mercury Mountaineer I seems to be better pick for families or persons who value convenient rides, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I may appeal to the young as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
2

Model release date

1997 > 1996
The difference in debut day between compared vehicles is only 1 year, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a blistering pace and for that reason the Mercury Mountaineer I may feature more modern solutions thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
2

Height

1,800 > 1,720 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 5 % to the advantage of the Mercury is little and should not be really noticeable.

Mitsubishi

3 reasons for Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170KM automat 4x4 in comparison to Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP

Reasons for
8

Ground clearance

203 > 179 mm
Ground clearance means the space between the vehicle body and the road. taking these two cars into consideration, it is the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I that has 24 millimeters higher ground clearance when compared with the Mercury. This is why the Mitsubishi will cope better with rough terrain and high curbs in the city. There is olso one minus - the higher ground clearance equals a higher center of gravity, which can adversely influence the handling of the vehicle.
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
To drivers who opt for more functional driving a car and don’t need complications that stems from the manual transmission we recommend vehicles with automatic transmission. To those who enjoy sporting driving a stick shift may be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.
0

End of model sale

2008 > 2001

Cars specifications

Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP Mitsubishi Pajero Sport I 3.0 V6 170HP automatic 4x4
    Model release date 1997 1996
    Price range popular popular
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    End of model sale 2001 2008
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