2008 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER press release

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Mercury Mountaineer

July 22, 2007. – Connected. Mercury Sync™ in-car communications and entertainment (late availability) joins the of high tech offerings on the for 2008.

– Industry Mountaineer comes to market Ford’s industry-exclusive capless filling system (late

– New Options. New features for include 20-inch wheels availability) and seven new packages, Mountaineer Chrome Package, and Moon and Tune Elite Comfort Package, among

– New Exterior Colors. new exterior colors: White Clearcoat, Vapor Silver Metallic and Stone Green Metallic.

The 2008 Mercury offers an expressive alternative in the SUV delivering impressive driving refined interior choices with premium convenience and safety. It escapes the mainstream many package choices allow consumers to express individuality and satisfy their needs.

For 2008, Mountaineer addresses consumers’ tech-savvy with the addition of Mercury – an industry-exclusive, voice-activated and hands-free communications and entertainment system availability). Developed in collaboration Microsoft, the system fully mobile phones and media into the vehicle using technology and USB connectivity. Mountaineer’s system is improved for 2008 as now offering voice-activation capability for ease of operation.

Another industry-first feature debuts later in the model on Mountaineer is Ford Motor exclusive capless fuel system.

Seven new package are offered on Mountaineer in 2008, from a selection of Third-Row Packages to the unique look of the Chrome Package.

Mountaineer is in two arrays: Mountaineer and Mountaineer Both are available with 4×2 or all-wheel drive. All are produced at the Louisville Assembly in Louisville, Ky.

Never Lose Gas Cap Again

The 2008 Mercury comes to market with a fuel filling system availability). This technology not eliminates the inconvenience of forgetting to put the gas cap on after fueling, but it also time during refueling by away with unscrewing and a fuel filler cap.

The could prove to benefit the as well. The capless fuel provides a much better than a cap, as it isn’t until the fuel pump is inserted. When capless is completed, the nozzle is removed and the seals shut automatically.

Sophisticated Design

The exterior of the Mountaineer reflects the design for the Mercury family of vehicles. The front fascia flows the body to touches like the shape of the side mirrors and rearward to cues that reflect and integrate design from the front end on the rear fascia.

Primary design on the Mountaineer capture its refined yet sensibility:

– The signature waterfall grille is highlighted the front-end design and accentuated satin aluminum finish on the of the front bumper.

– taillamp lenses and a satin highlight on the rear bumper to integrate design from to back.

– 18-inch aluminum wheels are available on the and standard on the Mountaineer Premier for distinction. A new 20-inch wheel is added later in the model

– Available power-deployable boards were carefully and designed to integrate fully the rocker panels for a clean when tucked away.

Mountaineer adds three new options for 2008: White Clearcoat, Vapor Silver Metallic and Stone Green Metallic.

For the interior, Mountaineer a sense of sophistication and subtle while still providing passenger and cargo space. boasts nearly 85 cubic of cargo space and versatile options for up to seven passengers.

continues to offer several features, including PowerFold™ seats, power-deployable running and a heated windshield for added and passenger convenience.


Mercury Mountaineer

models are available with a 4.6-liter V-8 engine mated to a automatic transmission. This V-8 features variable cam timing and a robust 292 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of Using technology more found in luxury sport Mountaineer’s 6-speed transmission smooth, seamless performance makes the most of the V-8’s band while improving efficiency.

A 4.0-liter V-6 with a 5-speed comes standard in both and Mountaineer Premier. Both V-6 and V-8 are available with all-wheel

Advanced Safety

For 2008, can still claim the most safety features in its class, an array of more than 10 safety features.

Standard features include:

– safety. A five-level front occupant classification sensor, restraint control module and a track position sensor provide information used to safety systems in the vehicle. and front passenger seat air adapt to an occupant’s size and the of a crash.

Mountaineer also adaptive technologies for load-limiting retractors and a collapsible steering

– New standards in safety. side-impact air bags are standard and the Canopy? side curtain air covering all three rows are standard on all models.

– AdvanceTrac® with (Roll Stability Control) Ford exclusive system state-of-the-art gyroscope technology to a roll condition and then countermeasures through braking and controls to attempt to bring the back under control. No automaker uses this technology in its system.

Major and Options

Mountaineer: 4.0-liter V-6 a 5-speed automatic; Capless filling system (late 17-inch aluminum wheels P245/65R17 all-season tires; door locks; Message with four-line display; rear-view mirrors; Dual heated outside mirrors security and approach lamps; keyless entry; Fog lamps; with auto lamp; AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 capability; Auxiliary input jack; First-row seats with six-way driver seat with lumbar support; Color-keyed and steering wheel with and redundant audio and climate AdvanceTrac® with RSC®; Safety System™; Safety side curtain air bags for the and second-row passengers plus protection sensors.

Mountaineer adds: Satin aluminum exhaust tip; Satin roof side rails; satin aluminum chrome wheels with P235/65R18 tires; Color-keyed running First-row heated leather-trimmed bucket seats with Suede inserts; Six-way passenger seat; Second-row seatbacks and access to the standard seat.

Options include: Mercury (late availability); Third-Row Package; Third-Row Seat Package (includes PowerFold™ row seat and auxiliary air conditioning); Package; Amenities Package; and Tune Elite Package Power moonroof, SIRIUS® Radio and Audiophile sound Navigation and Moon and Tune Package (includes all previous plus voice-activated navigation); Package; Heated Package heated seats and windshield); running boards; Power pedals with memory; moonroof; Voice-activated navigation Rear-seat DVD entertainment system; bucket seating; Heated seats; Auxiliary climate color keyed running and third-row 50/50 split seat); Reverse Sensing Trailer Tow Package.

source. Press

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