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.
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.
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.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older vehicle started 11 years prior to its competitor thus we may expect that this vehicle features significantly less advanced technologies .
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.