Comparison between:
• Mercedes-Benz ML (W164) ML 350 (petrol, 2005)
• Mercedes-Benz ML (W163) ML 320 V6 (petrol, 1998)
• Audi Q7 (Typ 4L) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2005)
• Saab 9-7X 4.2 I 24V (petrol, 2005)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzAudiSaab
SeriesMLMLQ79-7X
Model(W164) ML 350(W163) ML 320 V6(Typ 4L) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic4.2 I 24V
First year of production2005199820052005
Last year of production201120032008-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

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

Body type--off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)-
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)7 (seven)5 (five)
Wheelbase2915.00 mm (millimeters)
9.56 ft (feet)
114.76 in (inches)
2.9150 m (meters)
2820.00 mm (millimeters)
9.25 ft (feet)
111.02 in (inches)
2.8200 m (meters)
3002.00 mm (millimeters)
9.85 ft (feet)
118.19 in (inches)
3.0020 m (meters)
2870.00 mm (millimeters)
9.42 ft (feet)
112.99 in (inches)
2.8700 m (meters)
Front track1627.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.06 in (inches)
1.6270 m (meters)
1565.00 mm (millimeters)
5.13 ft (feet)
61.61 in (inches)
1.5650 m (meters)
1651.00 mm (millimeters)
5.42 ft (feet)
65.00 in (inches)
1.6510 m (meters)
1603.00 mm (millimeters)
5.26 ft (feet)
63.11 in (inches)
1.6030 m (meters)
Rear track1629.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.13 in (inches)
1.6290 m (meters)
1565.00 mm (millimeters)
5.13 ft (feet)
61.61 in (inches)
1.5650 m (meters)
1676.00 mm (millimeters)
5.50 ft (feet)
65.98 in (inches)
1.6760 m (meters)
1577.00 mm (millimeters)
5.17 ft (feet)
62.09 in (inches)
1.5770 m (meters)
Length4780.00 mm (millimeters)
15.68 ft (feet)
188.19 in (inches)
4.7800 m (meters)
4587.00 mm (millimeters)
15.05 ft (feet)
180.59 in (inches)
4.5870 m (meters)
5086.00 mm (millimeters)
16.69 ft (feet)
200.24 in (inches)
5.0860 m (meters)
4922.00 mm (millimeters)
16.15 ft (feet)
193.78 in (inches)
4.9220 m (meters)
Width1911.00 mm (millimeters)
6.27 ft (feet)
75.24 in (inches)
1.9110 m (meters)
1833.00 mm (millimeters)
6.01 ft (feet)
72.17 in (inches)
1.8330 m (meters)
1983.00 mm (millimeters)
6.51 ft (feet)
78.07 in (inches)
1.9830 m (meters)
1915.00 mm (millimeters)
6.28 ft (feet)
75.39 in (inches)
1.9150 m (meters)
Height1815.00 mm (millimeters)
5.95 ft (feet)
71.46 in (inches)
1.8150 m (meters)
1820.00 mm (millimeters)
5.97 ft (feet)
71.65 in (inches)
1.8200 m (meters)
1737.00 mm (millimeters)
5.70 ft (feet)
68.39 in (inches)
1.7370 m (meters)
1791.00 mm (millimeters)
5.88 ft (feet)
70.51 in (inches)
1.7910 m (meters)
Ground clearance--240.00 mm (millimeters)
0.79 ft (feet)
9.45 in (inches)
0.2400 m (meters)
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Minimum trunk/boot space capacity551.0 l (liters)
19.46 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.55 m3 (cubic meters)
551000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
633.0 l (liters)
22.35 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.63 m3 (cubic meters)
633000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
775.0 l (liters)
27.37 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.78 m3 (cubic meters)
775000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1127.0 l (liters)
39.80 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.13 m3 (cubic meters)
1127000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity2050.0 l (liters)
72.40 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.05 m3 (cubic meters)
2050000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2020.0 l (liters)
71.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.02 m3 (cubic meters)
2020000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2035.0 l (liters)
71.87 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.04 m3 (cubic meters)
2035000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2268.0 l (liters)
80.09 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.27 m3 (cubic meters)
2268000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight2060 kg (kilograms)
4541.52 lbs (pounds)
1990 kg (kilograms)
4387.20 lbs (pounds)
2295 kg (kilograms)
5059.61 lbs (pounds)
2140 kg (kilograms)
4717.89 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2830 kg (kilograms)
6239.08 lbs (pounds)
2750 kg (kilograms)
6062.71 lbs (pounds)
2990 kg (kilograms)
6591.82 lbs (pounds)
2608 kg (kilograms)
5749.66 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank95.0 l (liters)
20.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
25.10 US gal (US gallons)
83.0 l (liters)
18.26 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.93 US gal (US gallons)
100.0 l (liters)
22.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
26.42 US gal (US gallons)
83.0 l (liters)
18.26 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.93 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fuelpetrolpetroldieselpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)common railmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model--BUG-
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement3498 cc (cubic centimeters)3199 cc (cubic centimeters)2967 cc (cubic centimeters)4157 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-overhead camshaft (OHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbonaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.70 : 110.00 : 117.00 : 110.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)3 (three)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)92.90 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0929 m (meters)
89.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0899 m (meters)
83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
93.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0930 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)
84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
91.40 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.60 in (inches)
0.0914 m (meters)
102.00 mm (millimeters)
0.33 ft (feet)
4.02 in (inches)
0.1020 m (meters)

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 power272 hp (horse power)
202.8 kW (kilowatts)
275.8 ps (metric horsepower)
218 hp (horse power)
162.6 kW (kilowatts)
221.0 ps (metric horsepower)
233 hp (horse power)
173.7 kW (kilowatts)
236.2 ps (metric horsepower)
279 hp (horse power)
208.1 kW (kilowatts)
282.9 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at-5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque350 Nm (newton meters)
35.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
258.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
310 Nm (newton meters)
31.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
228.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
450 Nm (newton meters)
45.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
331.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
373 Nm (newton meters)
38.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
275.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2400 rpm (revolutions per minute)3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1400 - 3250 rpm (revolutions per minute)3600 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.40 s (seconds)9.50 s (seconds)9.10 s (seconds)8.60 s (seconds)
Maximum speed215 km/h (kilometers per hour)
133.59 mph (miles per hour)
195 km/h (kilometers per hour)
121.17 mph (miles per hour)
220 km/h (kilometers per hour)
136.70 mph (miles per hour)
191 km/h (kilometers per hour)
118.68 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient--0.37-

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)14.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.19 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.83 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.22 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.29 mpl (miles per liter)
6.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
18.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.00 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.81 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.92 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.41 mpl (miles per liter)
5.49 km/l (kilometers per liter)
12.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.84 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.41 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.23 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.82 mpl (miles per liter)
7.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
15.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.45 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.15 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
14.98 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.96 mpl (miles per liter)
6.37 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)10.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.20 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.52 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.21 mpl (miles per liter)
10.00 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.46 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.96 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.55 mpl (miles per liter)
8.93 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.60 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.12 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
19.93 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.27 mpl (miles per liter)
8.47 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)11.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.53 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.04 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.45 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.40 mpl (miles per liter)
8.70 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.04 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.65 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.50 mpl (miles per liter)
7.25 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
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EU emission standard-EURO IIIEURO IV-
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions----

Transmission, drive type

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

Transmission model--6 Tiptronic-
Type of transmissionautomaticautomaticautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears7 (seven)5 (five)6 (six)4 (four)
Number of manual gears----
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-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 steering-hydraulic--
Turning circle diameter--12.00 m (meters)
39.37 ft (feet)
472.44 in (inches)
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Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones - double wishbones - shock absorber strut/damper
Type of rear suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - double wishbones - independent suspension
- coil springs
- coil springs

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 discsdiscsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsventilated discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size7.5J X 176.5JR18-
Tyre code235/65 R17225/75 R16235/60 R18255/55 R18