2011 Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
vs. 2011 Mercedes-Benz
ML350

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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Quite powerful
510 HP @ 6,000 RPM
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Supercharged engine improves performance
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Very sporty performance
11.4 lb/hp
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Better drivetrain traction
four-wheel drive
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350

9.6

starting from

$47,365

Reasons to buy the Mercedes-Benz ML350

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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
8.3"
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Power outlets
Standard
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Quite expensive
$47,365
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Good range in the city
402 miles
Cost 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Winner: ML350
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  • The best price we've seen is $28,030 cheaper (around 40% less), $47,365 vs $75,395
  • Gets more than 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 16 mpg vs 12 mpg
Entertainment System 8.6 vs 10.0
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Winner: Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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  • The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the Range Rover Sport Supercharged's satellite radio; in the ML350, too, but it'll cost
  • The Range Rover Sport Supercharged has 1 more speaker, providing a better entertainment experience, 9 vs 8
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Winner: ML350
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  • The ML350 has 1 more airbag (including Rear Side), 6 vs 5
Performance 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Winner: Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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  • More than 90% more powerful, 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,000 RPM
  • The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's Supercharger forces more air into the engine, improving power output, Supercharger vs None
  • The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's power-to-weight ratio is more than 30% better, providing a sportier ride, 11.4 lb/hp vs 17.3 lb/hp
Luxury Features 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Winner: Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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  • Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Range Rover Sport Supercharged
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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Practicality - vs 10.0
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  • The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the ML350
  • Limited number of cupholders
Overall 9.6 vs 9.6

Cost

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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MSRP $47,365 vs $75,395 Very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 16 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

Entertainment System

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Number of speakers 8 vs 9 The Range Rover Sport Supercharged has more speakers and the ML350 is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The ML350'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 Optional vs Standard Have your pick of music from around the world with the Range Rover Sport Supercharged's satellite radio; in the ML350, too, but it'll cost
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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 No 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

Safety Features

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
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 ML350 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

Performance

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Horsepower 268 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 510 HP @ 6,000 RPM The Range Rover Sport Supercharged is very powerful, while the ML350 is only of average power
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Number of gears 7 vs 6 Both have more gears, but the ML350 in particular has a wide number
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission Both the Range Rover Sport Supercharged's semi-automatic transmission and the ML350's Automatic transmission are unusual transmissions for this class of vehicle
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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 17.3 lb/hp vs 11.4 lb/hp The Range Rover Sport Supercharged is a very sporty car, while the ML350 is just average
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive The Range Rover Sport Supercharged will handle off-road driving and poor weather much better than the ML350
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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
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
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 Optional vs Standard Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Range Rover Sport Supercharged

Crash Test Ratings

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
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

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
2011 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged Land Rover
Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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0-60 mph 8.0 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 134 ft vs 131 ft Both have average braking ability for this class of vehicle
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1/4 mile 16.2 s @ 87 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed 130 mph vs Unknown

Practicality

Mercedes-Benz
ML350
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350
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 Unknown vs 1126 lb
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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 ML350's standard power outlets will keep your gadgets charged; not available on the Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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navigation system Optional vs Standard The Range Rover Sport Supercharged's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the ML350
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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

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