Does a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer?

Does a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer?

“It’s the best vehicle I’ve ever owned.” The Mountaineer debuted in early ’96 as a ’97 model, designed to provide Lincoln-Mercury dealers with a ticket on the sport/utility vehicle gravy train….Road Test: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer.

Wheelbase, in./mm 111.5/2832
Fuel capacity, gal. 21.0
Fuel economy,EPA, city/hwy., mpg 14/18

Are Mercury SUV good cars?

Model Overview: The Mercury Mountaineer should be a respectable choice for a used midsize SUV. At its debut, it offered good space for medium-size families, decent handling, tolerable ride quality and at least some semblance of off-road capability. These qualities held steady through two generations.

What year did they stop making Mercury Mountaineers?


Mercury Mountaineer
Production 1996–2010
Model years 1997–2010
Assembly Louisville, Kentucky St. Louis, Missouri
Body and chassis

Does Mercury make an SUV?

The Mercury Mariner is a compact crossover SUV that was introduced in 2005. It is a sibling of the Mazda Tribute and Ford Escape, although it is more upmarket than the other two….

Mercury Mariner
Manufacturer Mercury (Ford)
Production 2004–2010
Body and chassis
Class Compact crossover SUV

Does Ford still own Mercury?

Ford completely phased out the Mercury brand in 2011, as the company refocused its marketing and engineering efforts solely on the Ford and Lincoln brands. “Mercury has been a tremendous line for Ford Motor Company because it filled the niche between our Ford and Lincoln lineups,” said Kreipke.