What was the last year for Mercury Mariner?
The 2011 model year was the last for the Mercury brand. The Mariner has a roomy interior and great visibility out of the large windows. Handling is relatively nimble. The 3.0-liter, 200-hp V6 serves up adequate acceleration, but fuel economy is disappointing at just 18 mpg overall.
Why was mercury discontinued?
Ford Mercury Mercury was originally created to offer Ford customers a premium vehicle. Mercury’s market share had been flat or declining for years prior to its discontinuation, and Ford Motor Company decided to focus its attention on the Ford brand and its personal luxury car unit, the Lincoln brand.
Are Mercury and Mariner the same?
The new Mercury engine brand was named “Mariner” to invoke a reliable, durable outboard that would appeal to a different customer than the fast, high-performance image of the Mercury brand. When electronic fuel injection was introduced in 1986, the transition was complete; the two outboards were mechanically the same.
How much does a 2011 Mercury Mariner weigh?
3,341 to 3,549 lbs
2011 Mercury Mariner/Curb weight
What’s the price of a 2011 Mercury Mariner?
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a base 2011 Mercury Mariner is around $23,600. The all-wheel drive Premier model starts at around $27,400 and can reach $35,000 when fully loaded. The Hybrid model starts just over $30,000 and climbs to $31,800 with all-wheel drive.
What kind of car is the Mercury Mariner?
The Mercury Mariner is based on the Ford Escape, and both suffer from bodywork that comes from a time when small SUVs aped their larger counterparts. More-recently released vehicles in this class are car-like crossovers. While the Mercury Mariner and Ford Escape are mechanically identical, the Mariner is a more upscale, urban take on the small SUV.
How many miles per gallon does a Mercury Mariner get?
The Mercury Mariner’s base powerplant is a 171-horsepower, four-cylinder engine. Variable valve timing helps it achieve impressive ratings of 22 miles per gallon in the government’s city driving test and 28 miles per gallon in the highway test.
Is the Mercury Mariner going to be shut down?
Ford Motor Company plans to shut down the Mercury brand by the end of 2010. The Mercury Mariner is based on the Ford Escape, and both suffer from bodywork that comes from a time when small SUVs aped their larger counterparts. More-recently released vehicles in this class are car-like crossovers.