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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 2008 Mercury Milan

To start off, 2008 Mercury Milan is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Ford Galaxy. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Ford Galaxy would be higher. At 2,967 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Mercury Milan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Mercury Milan (221 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 132 more horse power than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Mercury Milan should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Mercury Milan weights approximately 97 kg more than 2007 Ford Galaxy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Mercury Milan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Ford Galaxy. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Mercury Milan will offer significantly more control. 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, 2008 Mercury Milan (278 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 38 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM). This means 2008 Mercury Milan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Ford Galaxy. 2008 Mercury Milan has automatic transmission and 2007 Ford Galaxy has manual transmission. 2007 Ford Galaxy will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Mercury Milan will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 2008 Mercury Milan
Make Ford Mercury
Model Galaxy Milan
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Minivan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 2967 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6250 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 278 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 9.7:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 1836 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 66 L


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