Mercury Mariner – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Mercury Mariner

The Mercury is a compact crossover SUV that was in 2005. It is a sibling of the Mazda and Ford Escape. although it is upmarket than the other

The Mariner is Mercury’s first SUV, and is slotted below the in the lineup. When Ford the Mercury brand, the Mariner production in October 2010. [ 1 ]

First generation [ edit ]

generation [ edit ]



Premier: 70.0#160;in

Hybrid: 67.7#160;in (1,720#160;mm)

For the model year the Mariner was updated with a new look it remained on the Ford CD2 platform by the previous generation.

The changes a new seats, headlights, taillights, a new a higher beltline and new doors and

The interior was also significantly with higher quality and more refined features.

The remained the same but the 3.0#160;L V6 has been modified to reduce consumption by 10%.

Mariner and its Escape sibling were the vehicles to feature Ford’s steering compensation, an enhancement possible by applying software to the Electric Power Steering system. [ 2 ]

The first 2008 Mariner was unveiled at the South International Auto Show on 6, 2006 and was touted as a new direction for the brand. [ citation needed ]

Mercury Mariner

2009 changes [ edit ]

The Ford Escape and Mercury were unveiled at the 2008 Auto Show. Sporting a engine and 6-speed automatic that replaced the four-speed transmission. the new powertrain improved the EPA economy by 1 mile per gallon and power by 11% to 170 horsepower (130#160;kW). the existing 3.0-liter Duratec V6 was from 200#160;hp (150#160;kW) to (180#160;kW).

The new engine was also the new basis for hybrid models, including the Escape Hybrid and Mercury Hybrid. “For every Escape and Mariner vehicles we one of them is a hybrid, and the appeal is says Sue Ciscke, Ford vice president, Sustainability, and Safety Engineering.

2010 changes [ edit ]

For the model year, the Mariner Ford’s MyKey and trailer controls as standard on all trim The Mariner engine has a Flex-Fuel on all of them which features able to use E85 fuel and/or unleaded only on the optional V6 Ford has also done with the Euro-style turn repeaters for this model

2011 changes [ edit ]

For the model year, the Mariner HD Radio as a standard, but continued the same features as the 2010 This version of the Mariner was its as Ford discontinued the Mercury due to declining sales. Ford production of the Mariner in October

The last one rolled off the assembly on October 5, 2010

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