Nissan Murano II 3.5 234HP automatic vs Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP

Nissan Murano II 3.5 234HP automatic

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5 reasons for

Nissan Murano II, model available from 2008.
It has 3.5 234HP ic petrol engine produced from 2008.
Drive 4x4 has automatic, 6 speed gearbox.

2 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.

Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP
Nissan

5 reasons for Nissan Murano II 3.5 234KM automat in comparison to Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

234 > 205 hp
The horsepower of the Nissan Murano II 3.5 234HP automatic is 14 percent grater than the Mercury Mountaineer I. As the difference is not big this should not affect the car performance to a large extent.
22

Width

1,881 > 1,785 mm
Width of a car influences on room in the cabin and also stability during driving. The width of the Nissan Murano II is larger by 96 mm in relation to the Mercury Mountaineer I and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „full-size SUV” class equals to 1,866 millimeters and is by 1 % smaller than the width of the Nissan Murano II.
6

Length

4,862 > 4,852 mm
The Nissan Murano II is 10 mm longer in relation to the Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Nissan Murano II very likely will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Nissan Murano II will be better driven ,however, the Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP will be a little easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
1

Model release date

2008 > 1997
Manufacture of the older vehicle started 11 years prior to its competitor thus we may expect that this vehicle features significantly less advanced technologies .
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
To drivers who opt for more functional use of a car and don’t want to struggle with complications that stems from the stick shift we recommend cars with automatic gearbox. For those who have a flair for sport driving a stick shift may be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.

Mercury

2 reasons for Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205KM in comparison to Nissan Murano II 3.5 234HP automatic

Reasons for
15

Wheelbase

2,844 > 2,826 mm
The Mercury Mountaineer I has 1 percent longer wheelbase than Nissan. Consequently the Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
1

Height

1,800 > 1,718 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 5 % to the advantage of the Mercury Mountaineer I is small and should not be really noticeable.

Cars specifications

Nissan Murano II 3.5 234HP automatic Mercury Mountaineer I 4.0 205HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2008 1997
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    Payload 2,387 kg -
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