Compare Mercury Mountaineer vs Volkswagen Touareg

Overview

Engine
4.0-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 14 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0-liter V6 Gas
3.6-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5100 rpm
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
254 lb-ft @ 3700 rpm
266 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
N/A
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
39 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x TBD
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
N/A
Rear Suspension
Independent
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65R18
P255/55HR18
Rear Tire
P235/65R18
P255/55HR18
Spare Tire
P235/65R18
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
16 MPG
19 MPG
City
14 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 Tons/yr
9.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
315 miles
448.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
450 miles
607.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.5 in
N/A
Height
72.8 in
68.2 in
Max Width
73.5 in
76.4 in
Front Width
60.9 in
65.2 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
66 in
Wheelbase
113.7 in
113.9 in
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.9 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.9 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.5 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,525 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,716 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.8 ft³
64 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
45.1 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
32.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Camel, Heated leather seat trim
  • Camel, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal Black, Heated leather seat trim
  • Charcoal Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Black Anthracite, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Cornsilk Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles