1986 Mercury CapriReview
Took Me 3 Years To Buy This Car And Was Worth Every Minute Of The Wait — performance- Excellent Build quality- great, any car that can live in Michigan and Not rust for that many years is built excellent appearance- looks mean but needs a few dents removed cost of Ownership- 25mpg, fun factor- always fun behind the wheel of this thing lol
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Cons: avoid T-tops, they always leak on everything
Reviews From Other Years
Awesome Car If They Are In Good Shape!
These are great cars but my car is not to hot. The transmission wont go into overdrive so when im going down the high way im raking 4,000 to 4,500 rpms and thats great on a car *SARCASM* the windows b... Read More
Love most everything about my car - great handling, fun to drive, great gas mileage. easy to work on. Love that it is unique - color, style. Actually has more trunk room than my volvo convertible. Wi... Read More
Superb 'eye Catcher'. Everyone Wants To Know What King Of Car It Is.
Total FUN car. Performance and economy are excellent. Fun to handle curves and mountain roads. Excellent power for a 4 cylinder and quiet - no noise. Nice for warm sunny days - let the top down and en... Read More
It's A Lovely Car To Drive And Has Quite The Kick. And That's Saying Something At 200,000+ Miles.
Very nice acceleration. Manual shift. She just turned 200,000. Has needed obvious repairs - brakes, etc. Nothing unusual. Appearance is gorgeous, although the rear view window is shot. Gas mileage i... Read More
Super Fun. Like A Crotch Rocket With Air Bags!
overall i love this thing. old school stand up wind sheild, top hides behind the seat, lines remind me of an Alfa romeo. front shimmies on hard exceleration but mainly in lower gears. only big complai... Read More
I Love It!
I just love driving it with the top down. It handles like a go cart, accelerates quickly except on the steepest hills (remember I've got the automatic) and returns 24mpg while I'm driving around the ... Read More
I see why they lasted only 3 years. I have 3 of them. Hard to find parts. I bought about $1000. worth of parts over the years on e bay and I should be able to keep them running. You need to be a ca... Read More
Unless You Own A Muscle Car, You Got Nothing On Me !!!!
Love it, if I had the money I buy up all the rest of the XR2 left in World !! I once had it up to 130mph but that on a straight on US80 in Wyoning. I decided I want to live a little longer, so I... Read More
302 with heads cam intake pistons carb what's there to dislike? I've driven this car very hard and has not broken anything yet. There is plenty of room in the engine bay making maintenance very ... Read More