Comparison between:
• Mercedes-Benz M-Class (W163) ML 55 AMG (petrol, 2000)
• Porsche Cayenne Tiptronic S (955) 4.5 (petrol, 2002)
• Porsche Cayenne Turbo (955) 4.5 (petrol, 2002)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerMercedes-BenzPorschePorsche
SeriesM-ClassCayenneCayenne
Model(W163) ML 55 AMGTiptronic S (955) 4.5Turbo (955) 4.5
First year of production200020022002
Last year of production200520062006

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typeoff-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2820.00 mm
9.25 ft
111.02 in
2.8200 m
2855.00 mm
9.37 ft
112.40 in
2.8550 m
2855.00 mm
9.37 ft
112.40 in
2.8550 m
Front track1555.00 mm
5.10 ft
61.22 in
1.5550 m
1647.00 mm
5.40 ft
64.84 in
1.6470 m
1647.00 mm
5.40 ft
64.84 in
1.6470 m
Rear track1555.00 mm
5.10 ft
61.22 in
1.5550 m
1662.00 mm
5.45 ft
65.43 in
1.6620 m
1662.00 mm
5.45 ft
65.43 in
1.6620 m
Length4635.00 mm
15.21 ft
182.48 in
4.6350 m
4782.00 mm
15.69 ft
188.27 in
4.7820 m
4782.00 mm
15.69 ft
188.27 in
4.7820 m
Width1833.00 mm
6.01 ft
72.17 in
1.8330 m
1928.00 mm
6.33 ft
75.91 in
1.9280 m
1928.00 mm
6.33 ft
75.91 in
1.9280 m
Height1820.00 mm
5.97 ft
71.65 in
1.8200 m
1699.00 mm
5.57 ft
66.89 in
1.6990 m
1699.00 mm
5.57 ft
66.89 in
1.6990 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity633.0 l
22.35 ft3
0.63 m3
633000.00 cc
540.0 l
19.07 ft3
0.54 m3
540000.00 cc
540.0 l
19.07 ft3
0.54 m3
540000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity2020.0 l
71.34 ft3
2.02 m3
2020000.00 cc
1770.0 l
62.51 ft3
1.77 m3
1770000.00 cc
1770.0 l
62.51 ft3
1.77 m3
1770000.00 cc
Curb weight2085 kg
4596.64 lbs
2245 kg
4949.38 lbs
2430 kg
5357.23 lbs
Maximum weight2750 kg
6062.71 lbs
3080 kg
6790.24 lbs
3080 kg
6790.24 lbs
Capacity of the fuel tank93.0 l
20.46 UK gal
24.57 US gal
100.0 l
22.00 UK gal
26.42 US gal
100.0 l
22.00 UK gal
26.42 US gal

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelA-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-98 (98 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement5439 cc4511 cc4511 cc
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedmechanical superchargingturbocharger/supercharger
Compression ratio10.00:111.50:19.50:1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder3 (three)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)97.00 mm
0.32 ft
3.82 in
0.0970 m
93.00 mm
0.31 ft
3.66 in
0.0930 m
93.00 mm
0.31 ft
3.66 in
0.0930 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)92.00 mm
0.30 ft
3.62 in
0.0920 m
83.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m
83.00 mm
0.27 ft
3.27 in
0.0830 m

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power347 hp
258.8 kW
351.8 ps
340 hp
253.5 kW
344.7 ps
450 hp
335.6 kW
456.3 ps
Maximum power is generated at5500 rpm6000 rpm6000 rpm
Maximum torque510 Nm
52.0 kgm
376.2 ft-lb
420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
620 Nm
63.2 kgm
457.3 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at2800 rpm2500 rpm2250 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s7.20 s5.60 s
Maximum speed232 km/h
144.16 mph
242 km/h
150.37 mph
266 km/h
165.28 mph

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)19.7 l/100km
4.33 UK gal/100km
5.20 US gal/100km
11.94 mpg
3.15 mpl
5.08 km/l
20.9 l/100km
4.60 UK gal/100km
5.52 US gal/100km
11.25 mpg
2.97 mpl
4.78 km/l
21.9 l/100km
4.82 UK gal/100km
5.79 US gal/100km
10.74 mpg
2.84 mpl
4.57 km/l
Fuel consumption (extra urban)11.4 l/100km
2.51 UK gal/100km
3.01 US gal/100km
20.63 mpg
5.45 mpl
8.77 km/l
11.2 l/100km
2.46 UK gal/100km
2.96 US gal/100km
21.00 mpg
5.55 mpl
8.93 km/l
11.9 l/100km
2.62 UK gal/100km
3.14 US gal/100km
19.77 mpg
5.22 mpl
8.40 km/l
Fuel consumption (combined)14.5 l/100km
3.19 UK gal/100km
3.83 US gal/100km
16.22 mpg
4.29 mpl
6.90 km/l
14.9 l/100km
3.28 UK gal/100km
3.94 US gal/100km
15.79 mpg
4.17 mpl
6.71 km/l
15.7 l/100km
3.45 UK gal/100km
4.15 US gal/100km
14.98 mpg
3.96 mpl
6.37 km/l

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter---

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - pneumatic suspension - pneumatic suspension
Type of rear suspension - double wishbones - pneumatic suspension - pneumatic suspension

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size9J X 188J X 188J X 18
Tyre code285/50 R18W255/55 R18 109Y255/55 R 18