1997 Mercury Tracer User Reviews

1997 Mercury Tracer Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:2.3 out of 5 stars2.3 out of 5 stars2.3 out of 5 stars2.3 out of 5 stars2.3 out of 5 stars 2.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars 2.7 / 5
  • Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5

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Amjad writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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3

Pros

damn fast and strong

Cons

old and out dated

45

Its A Good Car — performance: it is so stong its fast and its braking and handling is perfect build quality: it is a strong car it doesnt need repairs every now and then appearance: its fair cost of ownership: it is economic fun factor: it is good for racing

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Galant_2527 writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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5

Pros

Good mpg. Dependable

Cons

Little things start going wrong after 135xxx miles

55

:) — The body holds up But little things start going wrong after 135xxx miles. But overall a great lil car that get GREAT mpg Wich is a + for everybody these days. I Have to say i love driving it. Very small.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Brandon writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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3

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good reliable car

Cons

doesnt have alot of horses

25

Its An O.k Car — Its not really special but it gets me from one place to the other it is well built and ive never had any major problems and it doesnt cost me to much to run, and with what ive done its an interesting car to drive.

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Michael writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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4

Pros

Gas milelage

Cons

Its Amercian (too many parts fail)

25

Good First Car, And Is A Good Overall Car. — Well since it is a 1997 and it has around one-hundred thousand miles on it the brakes are a little worn and the gas pedal is a little sticky. But other than that this car is really nice on gas and is reliable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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John writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr LS Wagon Review
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3

Pros

gas mileage, small but lots of cargo space

Cons

110hp

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1997 Mercury Tracer Wagon — Performance is pretty slow, but the handling is alright. Brakes are pretty weak but they are most likely just worn out. Quality is alright, the engine was replaced by the dealer at 40,000 miles so I am not sure about that. Looks like the average grocery getter. Great gas mileage, fun to drive around when the gas gauge isn't moving. Car gets pretty boring to drive, you floor it and it takes forever to downshift and then finally when it does you just make a lot of noise and hardly go anywhere. I guess would recommend it for getting around town and for gas mileage.

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Andrew writes:
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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3

Pros

Gas Miliage, very few problems, decient interior, great torque

Cons

small rims, hardly any hp, radio console is one piece, body style is dull w/o body kit

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Great First Car! — I got this car in great condition for a 97. If I had bought it brand new, it would have been one of the more luxurious cars on the market. Being a mercury (performance Fords) it fairs well with gas miliage, very few engine problems, and more competitive than is sister the Escort. Again had I bought the car new I could have put work into the engine and body, and it woud've been a very appealing car to drive. Though, it's body style is dull with a funky rear end, I still love how it zips around!

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