distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on room in the cabin as well as stability on road. The width of the Nissan Patrol IV 4.5 i 200HP manual is larger by 8 percent in comparison to the Mercury Mountaineer I and is not really relevant. The average for the „large SUV” class is approximately 1,866 mm and is by 64 mm smaller than the same feature of the Nissan.
The wheelbase of a car is the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Nissan Patrol IV 4.5 i 200HP manual has 131 mm longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Mercury. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Nissan Patrol IV should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Nissan Patrol IV is 158 millimeters longer than the Mercury. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Nissan Patrol IV probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Nissan Patrol IV 4.5 i 200HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Mercury Mountaineer I will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 41 millimeters to the advantage of the Nissan Patrol IV is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.