Compare 2003 Land Rover Discovery vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2003 Land Rover Discovery
2003 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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4-Door Wagon S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon S 12 16 $31,259 $34,350
4-Door Wagon SE 12 16 $34,899 $38,350
4-Door Wagon HSE 12 16 $36,719 $40,350
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4-Door AWD 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 3.2L 14 17 $34,038 $36,600
4-Door AWD 3.7L 14 17 $34,364 $36,950
4-Door AWD 5.0L 13 16 $42,176 $45,350
4-Door AWD 5.5L AMG 13 17 $61,287 $65,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,259
$34,038
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,350
$36,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$610 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
16 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 105
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
185.2 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
76.4 71.7
Liftover Height (in)
27.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
100.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
41.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.3 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.5 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.97 x - TBD - 11.22 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 11.85 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 - TBD -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Worm & Roller Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 39
Tires
Spare Tire Size
255/65HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/65HR16 P255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
255/65HR16 P255/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4908 4786
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 2600 229 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/278 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
217 @ 4750 215 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.49
Trans Type
4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.21 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.09 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
3.27 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 3.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Discovery Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Watt's Linkage w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Radius Arms Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Panhard Rod w/Torsion Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.20 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arms Double Wishbone

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