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1997 Mercury Mountaineer Review
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Not Too Bad — I just wish that it was in better condition than when I had gotten it. It was great as a first car, but nothing more really. Not a fault of the car itself, but of the previous owner of the thing.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great first car

Cons: Didn't last long

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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My Best Vehicle Yet — it;s the best sport utility vehicle i've ever had, For the year and the mileage she's still running stronger than ever and besides normal wear and tear and maintenance, i barely put any money into her. I love it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: perfect little suv

Cons: nothing really wrong

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Excellent Vehicle — Nothing did I dislike about this vehicle. I have owned it since 1999. I have never had to do any major work on it. I always kept up with scheduled maintainence. It has been an excellent vehicle and I would drive it anywhere right now.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: This has been an excellent vehicle. I am self employed and use a van in my business so this car has been sitting mostly in the garage.

Cons: Gas milage 13 to 15 mpg

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD SUV Review
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer V8 — Bought it used with 21K miles. Now has 162K miles and no major problems. Only fairly major problem was having to have the Heat/AC distribution box assembly replaced. Since it had 150K+ miles on it at the time, I also had the heater core replaced at the same time. Total cost $1K.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability

Cons: Nothing major

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Im Gettin Another One — saved my life, built like a tank and enough tourqe 2 turn the world. horid gas mileage but, so reliable that you know that as long as u have gas in the tank youll make it to were you want to go.

Pros: powerfull, VERY well built and safe

Cons: gas

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Nice And Easy To Drive Bigger Car Great Room Space — got some ballz. but sucks gas. fun car to drive plows through snow and anything else youd like. great body. good body and has room for pretty much anything and can tow anythind youd like. built big and runs stronger

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its a tank

Cons: V-8 sucks gas

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Perfect — i like the awd in this car. it is made by a ford and they make good cars.it gets okay mileage but not perfect. the car handling is good. its pretty fun.its a good car that is worth the money.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: its a fun reliable car that will give you fun!

Cons: needs more space!

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Nothing To Review I Hate This Car — everything. it's old n falling apart n theres no room for me n the kids n ALL there crap!!!!! Rots very easily, just NOT ENOUGH ROOM... whatelse can i say...I HATE IT

Pros: its red

Cons: EVERYTHING

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Definitely Worth The Deal — Looks pretty good, handles really well, engine has a good bit of power and is a reliable engine (198000 miles on mine), I've had to replace the front transmission seal and replaced the torque converter at the same time, fuel pump wasn't too bad of a change, all in all this vehicle has been pretty easy to get back to a decent SUV.

Pros: Runs great even after as many miles as I have in it - pulls like crazy when towing

Cons: Oil changes and Ford engineering...Ford has a tendency to occasionally put special bolts or drain plugs or oil filters...etc and so on, in the tightest corners or in places you can't get to without a special tool...not cool in my book.

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV Review
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Everyone Ought To Own One Once — I Love this truck. Yes, I call it a truck. It acts like a truck and performs like one. Would never not own one! I cannot drive a car anymore, terrified of cars now. I sit just at the right height. Easy to get in and out of even with having back surgery. I cannot say enough of this vehicle. I will own one probably for the rest of my life.

Pros: Handling is awesome, great for kids, families,camping gear, rugby gear. Rugged. Dependable, comfortable. Fun to drive. Great height for all drive-thru's.

Cons: Fuel cost is a bit tough.

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

Great Family Car By RJ1220

Love my 2008, has tons of space, is really comfortable. Gets pretty good gas mileage for a full size. Handles very good in all weather. Looks sharp, sporty and fun. Maintenance is about normal for any... Read More

A Ok Family Car By karthik_kallis

I got this car when i had a new born. The white color looks majestic and from the interiors it was great. It had many technology like power seats, blue tooth audio. USB lots of usb ports an also lots ... Read More

2007 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

I Love This Vehicle! By CaraW

I bought this car used but it was in good shape and not a lot of miles on it. It has been great so far. One thing that would be nice would be to have latch system for the child seat in the middle sea... Read More

Versatile And Dependable. By bicycle

We now have 135,000 miles on the car. I have two complaints: 1. Had to get a new radiator after 45,000 miles - it was out of warranty. 2. Sometimes the transmission shifts roughly into reverse. This h... Read More

2006 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

Great Monty By mekphiri

was skeptical about owning another triton engine after my f150 but this has been by far the best vehicle ive owned and one of the best ive driven. amazing exhaust sound and still looking/ riding amazi... Read More

Amanda, The Mountaineer By drivingfrenzy

I liked everything about this car except the gas mileage. Nice looks, good family car. I have 2 kids and I have the perfect amount of room for everything: Sports, groceries, pets and kids, knee room, ... Read More

2005 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

Nice Vehicle For Large Family. By pedroperdomo

Strong vehicle and great on long drives. Comfortable and plenty of room for large family. I always liked the look, black exterior with leather interior, one of mercury's best vehicles by far. Does not... Read More

Great Suv!! By Burnie

This car is very nice to drive. very peppy and powerful. with the feel of a luxury car when you drive it. Seats 7 comfortably. or drop down the 3rd seats for cargo room and if you need more the 2nd se... Read More

2004 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

Impressive By rjparker_1

This is a great looking suv. Very impressive. Drives extremely well and is great on the snow. Seats up to 8 people. Great for big families or for hauling anything. Front seats offer a lot of luxuries.... Read More

I Found My Black Beauty Mountaineer By Coach4Life

I just had spinal surgery and LOVE the heated seats with lumbar support. Had a few emergency runs to hospital, no fear in the Mountaineer. I'm getting up in years, and yet I find myself needing more r... Read More

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