2004 Mercury Montego vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Mercury Montego. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Mercury Montego would be higher. At 2,967 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Mercury Montego is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Mercury Montego (197 HP @ 5650 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Mercury Montego should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Mercury Montego weights approximately 99 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Mercury Montego (272 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2004 Mercury Montego will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Mercury Montego 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Mercury Honda
Model Montego CR-V
Year Released 2004 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2967 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5650 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 272 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1655 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5100 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2870 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 58 L