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.
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.
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.
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.
Model release date
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.
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.