2008 Mercury Mariner Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,751
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $9,541
Base V6
Avg. Price: $8,526
Base V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $9,284
Avg. Price: $9,688
Premier AWD
Avg. Price: $9,812

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4.45 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Excellent Small Sport Utility Vehicle by jcautospec
 — I'm someone who has owned several sports cars so this SUV was a big shift for me. I feel like with the power of the V-6 and the additional cargo space available, it's been a happy medium between othe... Read More
The Best by joedaly67
 — Very Safe Very Reliable Very Smooth Very Powerful Good Price This Is The SUV I Would Buy Again And Again . And about cost of ownership The Best Value Ever,fun to drive Very Smooth And Very Relaxing f... Read More
Wonderful And Comfortable To Drive. by Levi
 — This is mainly my wife's vehicle, so I don't drive it much. It is a very nice vehicle (it is a Premiere) and has almost all of the options available. It dropped the transmission at 2500 miles due to a... Read More

2008 Mercury Mariner Overview

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2008 Mercury Mariner

For 2008, its fourth year in production, the Mercury Mariner compact SUV received a major overhaul, both inside and out. Exterior features include a more prominent satin-aluminum grille, a revamped front end, new headlights and taillights, new side panels, and a redesigned rear bumper.

Interior improvements include a new dash and console, as well as ice blue interior lighting, satin-pewter and chrome trim, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, available two-toned leather-trimmed seats, and an MP3 audio input jack for the stereo system. Also new is Electric Power Assisted steering.

The 2008 Mercury Mariner is available with a choice of engines and trim packages, as well as with available all-wheel-drive. The standard powerplant is a 2.3-liter inline-four engine that produces 153 horsepower, though for only about $1,000 more you can have the 3.0-liter V6 that produces a more respectable 200 horsepower. A Mariner hybrid is also available. A four-speed electronic automatic transmission with overdrive is standard.

Mercury's optional Intelligent 4WD System monitors traction 200 times per second and automatically determines exactly how much torque to send to the rear wheels to minimize slip, according to the automaker.


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