2011 Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
vs. 2011 Mercedes-Benz
ML63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

9.8

starting from

$93,465

Reasons to buy the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

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Power outlets
Standard
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Roof rails
Standard
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Comparable towing weight
1365 lb
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Rear air conditioning
Optional
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged

9.6

starting from

$75,395

Reasons to buy the Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged

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Supercharged engine improves performance
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Below average ground clearance for rough terrain
6.8"
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Quite expensive
$75,395
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
Cost 8.7 vs 10.0
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Winner: Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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  • The best price we've seen is $18,070 cheaper (around 20% less), $75,395 vs $93,465
  • Gets around 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 12 mpg vs 11 mpg
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.3
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Winner: ML63 AMG
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  • The ML63 AMG's standard power outlets will keep your gadgets charged; not available on the Range Rover Sport Supercharged
  • Almost the same, 56.9 ft3 vs 55.5 ft3
  • The ML63 AMG can carry more than 20% more weight, 1365 lb vs 1126 lb
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Winner: ML63 AMG
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  • The ML63 AMG has 1 more airbag (including Rear Side), 6 vs 5
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Winner: ML63 AMG
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  • The ML63 AMG's stereo compensates for road noise as you speed up
  • The ML63 AMG has 3 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 12 vs 9
  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Range Rover Sport Supercharged
Performance 10.0 vs 9.7
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Winner: ML63 AMG
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  • The ML63 AMG has 1 more gear, which can improve performance, 7 vs 6
  • The ML63 AMG's power-to-weight ratio is around 10% better, providing a sportier ride, 10.4 lb/hp vs 11.4 lb/hp
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
Missing information
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Road Tests - vs -
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Overall 9.8 vs 9.6

Cost

Mercedes-Benz
ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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MSRP $93,465 vs $75,395 Very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 11 mpg vs 12 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 50,000 mile Longer basic warranty
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 4 year Longer-lasting basic warranty

Practicality

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 72.4 ft3 vs 71.0 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 56.9 ft3 vs 55.5 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1365 lb vs 1126 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Not Available The ML63 AMG's standard power outlets will keep your gadgets charged; not available on the Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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navigation system Standard vs Standard Both come standard with navigation systems
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Cupholders 4 vs 4 Limited number of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Safety Features

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 6 vs 5 The ML63 AMG has a good number of airbags, but the Range Rover Sport Supercharged is just OK (missing Rear Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system mbrace vs None

Entertainment System

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Number of speakers 12 vs 9 Both have more speakers, but the ML63 AMG in particular has a large number
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The ML63 AMG's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Range Rover Sport Supercharged does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Standard Both come standard with satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Yes The Range Rover Sport Supercharged has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Standard vs Optional Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Range Rover Sport Supercharged

Performance

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Horsepower 503 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM Very powerful
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Number of gears 7 vs 6 Both have more gears, but the ML63 AMG in particular has a wide number
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class
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paddle shifters Standard vs Standard Both come standard with paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs Supercharger The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's Supercharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 10.4 lb/hp vs 11.4 lb/hp Both cars are very sporty
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's drivetrain is better for off-road and poor weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.9 ft vs 37.8 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Luxury Features

Mercedes-Benz
ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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moon roof Standard vs Standard Both come standard with sun roofs
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

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ML63 AMG
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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0-60 mph 4.8 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph Unknown vs 131 ft
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1/4 mile Unknown vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed 155 mph vs Unknown

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