Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz M Class vs 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2014 Mercedes-Benz M Class
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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RWD 4-Door ML 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door ML 350 18 24 $44,445 $47,790
4MATIC 4-Door ML 350 17 22 $46,770 $50,290
4MATIC 4-Door ML 350 BlueTEC 20 28 $48,165 $51,790
4MATIC 4-Door ML 550 14 19 $55,289 $59,450
4MATIC 4-Door ML 63 AMG 13 17 $90,443 $97,250
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RWD 4-Door Laredo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,081 $29,495
4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,046 $31,495
RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $34,931 $36,495
4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $36,856 $38,495
RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,095 $43,195
4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $43,940 $46,195
RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $45,695 $48,195
4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $48,540 $51,195
4WD 4-Door SRT8 13 19 $61,191 $64,380
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,445
$29,081
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,790
$29,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$797 / month
$492 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
For active families who need to tow a boat or occasionally head off-pavement–but don't need a third row–the 2014 Mercedes-Benz ML is an excellence vehicle choice. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee adds great turbodiesel fuel economy to a resume already blushing with talent.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 58
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 40.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 105.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63.9
Length, Overall (in)
189.1 189.8
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 69.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 114.8
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.3 68.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.2 36.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.2 36.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TY8
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P245/70SR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TY8
Front Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P245/70SR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 620
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6600 6200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6600 6200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6600 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 620
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4652 4545
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 160
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 3500 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA ERB
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 6500 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 2.11
Trans Type
7 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA DFL
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Jeep Grand Cherokee
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.2 (Est) 9.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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