Compare Mercury Mariner vs Suzuki Grand Vitara

Mercury Mariner
2011 Mercury Mariner
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Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
166 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
171 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric assisted steering
Pwr
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
36.7 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
16" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
16" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/70R16
P225/70R16
Rear Tire
P235/70R16
P225/70R16
Spare Tire
Compact
P225/70R16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
22 MPG
City
21 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
8.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
367.5 miles
330.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
490 miles
452.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.1 in
175.8 in
Height
67.9 in
66.3 in
Max Width
71.1 in
71.3 in
Front Width
60.7 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
103.1 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.4 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.6 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.2 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.1 in
44 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,335 lbs
3,468 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
66.3 ft³
70.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.3 ft³
28.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Black, Premium leather low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium leather low back bucket seats
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Emissions
5 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles