Compare 2011 Mercury Mariner vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2011 Mercury Mariner
2011 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 21 28 $22,044 $23,565
4WD 4-Door 20 26 $23,636 $25,315
FWD 4-Door Premier 21 28 $23,928 $25,635
4WD 4-Door Premier 20 26 $25,521 $27,385
FWD 4-Door Hybrid 34 31 $28,004 $30,115
4WD 4-Door Hybrid 30 27 $29,597 $31,865
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RWD 4-Door ML 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door ML 350 16 20 $43,236 $46,490
4MATIC 4-Door ML 350 15 20 $45,561 $48,990
4MATIC 4-Door ML 350 BlueTEC 18 25 $46,956 $50,490
4MATIC 4-Door ML 450 Hybrid 20 24 $51,885 $55,790
4MATIC 4-Door ML 550 13 18 $53,559 $57,590
4MATIC 4-Door ML 63 AMG 11 15 $86,109 $92,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,044
$43,236
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,565
$46,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$775 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class earns respect with neat styling riffs, shock-and-awe AMG power, and your choice of earth-saving powertrains.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 58.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 40.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 59.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.4 132.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 114.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 76.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
175.1 188.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.9 71.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.3 29.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 75.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.3 72.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.0 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 25.1
Steering
Steering Type
Electric assisted steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P255/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P255/50R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
525 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3335 4632
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
171 @ 6000 268 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 16
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.86
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.31 3.42/2.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mariner Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-Arm multilink w/stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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