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Mercury Mountaineer

Summarization of Mercury Mountaineer:

Mercury Mountaineer have only one modification of doors quantity:4.
Minimum width of this car is 70.2 mm. in 4dr SUV 4WD (1998), and maximum is 73.7 in 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2010)
Option 4dr SUV AWD (1997) have min height 66.7. Option Premier 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2009) have max height 72.8mm.
Length min of Mercury Mountaineer:188.5 in 4dr SUV 4WD (1998). Max length: 193.5.
Years production:1997 - 2010
Price deppend on modification from 26800$ (4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2008)) to 38980$ (Premier AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2005))
Minimum cylinders in Mercury Mountaineer: 6 and maximum: 8 equipped by 4dr SUV AWD (1998)
Min clearance: in option 4dr SUV (2000) (6.7), max: in option Premier Rwd 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2005)(10.0)

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Mercury Mountaineer information:

The mercury Mountaineer provides a good space for the medium sized families, a very decent handling of the vehicle and the good ride quality. These qualities are quite constant through the past two generations. Though this model is mechanically identical to that of the ford explorer and shared its frame work as well. The mercury Mountaineer made its attempt in order to differentiate with that of the other models by providing some more additional features.

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This model is the last of old guard SUV along with the body frame construction. It’s ideally suitable for the people who want to perform towing in the larger terms. Apart from deleting some of the optional packages and reshuffling of some of the equipments between the trim levels, everything other remains unchanged.

Part from the minor styling of the vehicle and some differences in the equipments, the mercury mountaineer is similar to that of the basic explorer .One of the very notable difference in the mercury mountaineer  is the full time wheel drive  which is the indication of the up gradation  of the equipments.

One of the best things about the mountaineer is its towing capacity. It can to a maximum of 7200 pounds with an optional engine of V8. This can as equal to that of the pickup trucks but the crossover SUV tows less than that of the mountaineer. If you happen to plan for towing on a regular basis, buying a mercury mountaineer makes a sense. This offers very pleasant and luxurious driving.

As far as the modern days SUV, the 2010 model of mercury mountaineer shines to an extreme level.  It is available along with the all wheel drive system and is matched by the every easily notable crossover SUV. When it comes to the matter of negotiating the bump and the corners, the mercury mountaineers style always goes to the ground level. It’s quite good when comes to the matters of performance of the vehicle and efficiency of the vehicle. This model is pretty good while picking it from the group of vehicles.

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Body styling and the trim levels

This model is a midsized SUV that are available in base and the trim levels .Along with the optional all wheel drive facility, the rear wheel drive is optional for both the trims.

This model has the seating capacity of five and has 17 inches alloy wheels, powered driver seat and accessories, cruise control, leather tilt steering wheel along with the audio controls, stereo along with the CD player and the auxiliary audio jack. As the optional features , it is provided  with the power adjustable pedals , memory function for the drivers , reverse parking sensors , automatic climatic control , leather upholstery , power heated front seats , entertainment system , satellite radio , voice activated communication . The seven passenger packages provides for all the features as mentioned above, manual folding of the third row and the additional features includes sunroof and the tow package .

The mercury mountaineer  premier  comes  with a standard  chrome wheels of 18 inch , the rear parking sensors, aluminum trimmed exterior mirrors  along with the puddle lamps , sunroof , aluminum roof walls , dual zone automatic climatic control , rear manual climatic controls , heated power front seats ,and the drivers memory functions.  Some of the optional features of the premier model include 20 inch chrome wheels, towing capabilities, power running boards, power capabilities for the third row seat, entertainment system. Navigation system along with the voice, audio and the video capabilities, integrated with the real time traffic system which includes timing of the movies, sports scores, local price of the gas, inbuilt 10GB hard drive for the music storage.

Powertrain and the performance

The 2010 mercury mountaineer comes with a standard engine capacity of 4 liter fuel capacity and V6 engine with a horsepower 210hp and a torque of 254 lb-ft. Whereas the premier model of mercury Mountaineer is equipped with an optional engine capacity of 4.6 liter fuel capacity , V8 engine  with a horse power of 292hp and a torque of 300lb-ft.  Five speed automatic transmissions are standard for the V6 engine whereas the V8 engines are provided with the six speed automatic transmission. Both the rear wheel drive and the all the wheel drive is provided for the both the engines.

When properly equipped, the mercury mountaineer with the rear wheel drive along with the V8 engine is provided with the towing capacity 7,220 pounds.

Safety features

The standard safety features of this model includes parking sensors , stability control , antilock disk brakes, provision for the air bags that includes both side airbags and the curtain air bags   for the first and the second row seats but this provision is not provided  for the third row seats.

The mountaineer model has progressed well in the crash tests .It earns a total of five stars in the crash tests performed by the government. It has earned quite good ratings in the offset set crashing test which is conducted through the Insurance institute for the highway safety.

Interior design and the special features

The mercury mountaineer’s two toned styling and is quite easy as far as the functionality is considered. It provides seating capabilities for nearly 6-7 passengers. It is provided  with optional voice activation system  and the navigation system based on the hard drive , both are quite effective  and latest .But still you can have look at  some low class materials here and there .

Two adults can be easily occupied in the third row seats for short trips where as the children can be easily placed at the back side. To a slight extent, the third row seat decreases the option for cargo space.

Conclusion

With the four wheel independent suspensions and results in good drive and handling capacity of the vehicle as far as the traditional SUV is considered. With the good sound installation system, it provides the mountaineer a good highway ride and the V8 engine is comparably smooth and powerful.

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Mercury Mountaineer modifications:

All Mercury Mountaineer years
modification price cylinder wheels doors width x length x height clearance

Luxury 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2006)

31,150$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Convenience 4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2006)

31,350$ 6 all wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Convenience 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2006)

29,150$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) (2006)

34,550$ 8 all wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Premier 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 6A) (2006 - 2009)

32,710$ 8 rear wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.7

Luxury 4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2006)

33,350$ 6 all wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Luxury 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 6A) (2006)

32,350$ 8 rear wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.2

Premier 4dr SUV AWD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) (2006 - 2009)

35,030$ 8 all wheel drive 4 73.5 x 193.5 x 72.8 8.7

Premier AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

38,980$ 8 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Premier Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

36,930$ 8 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Luxury Rwd 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

33,995$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

36,045$ 6 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Premier AWD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

38,140$ 6 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Premier Rwd 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

36,090$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Convenience Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

31,355$ 8 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Convenience AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

33,405$ 8 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Convenience Rwd 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

30,035$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Convenience AWD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

32,565$ 6 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Luxury Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

34,835$ 8 rear wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

Luxury AWD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 5A) (2003 - 2005)

36,885$ 8 all wheel drive 4 72.3 x 190.9 x 72.5 10.0

4dr SUV AWD (1997 - 2000)

0$ 8 all wheel drive 4 70.2 x 190.7 x 70.3

4dr SUV 4WD (1998 - 2000)

0$ 6 four wheel drive 4 70.2 x 190.7 x 70.3 6.7

4dr SUV (1997 - 2000)

0$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 70.2 x 190.7 x 70.5 6.7

Premier 4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2007 - 2010)

37,180$ 6 all wheel drive 4 73.7 x 193.5 x 71.9 8.3

Premier 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2007 - 2010)

34,860$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 73.7 x 193.5 x 71.9 8.3

4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2007 - 2010)

31,800$ 6 all wheel drive 4 73.7 x 193.5 x 71.9 8.3

4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2007 - 2010)

29,480$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 73.7 x 193.5 x 71.9 8.3

2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2001 - 2002)

28,950$ 6 rear wheel drive 4 72.1 x 190.7 x 71.1 9

AWD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 4A) (2001)

30,120$ 8 all wheel drive 4 70.2 x 190.7 x 70.5

4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2001)

29,655$ 6 four wheel drive 4 70.2 x 190.7 x 70.3

AWD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A) (2002)

30,950$ 6 all wheel drive 4 72.1 x 190.7 x 71.1 9