1998 Mercury Mystique User Reviews

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Users ranked 1998 Mercury Mystique against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Good, Fun To Drive Car. — Not a bad acceleration for a car like it. It handles really nicely and brakes are good. It needed a new battery and alternator when I got it but thats cause it was running on the original. Some people call it a beige color, I think it looks more gold. Not bright yellowish gold, but like the kind of gold crayola has on their pencil crayons. It's really good on gas, takes less than $50 to fill and goes for about 300 km city driving. Its a good car to have when you need a four door for your lazy friends.

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

    Pros: It is good car to drive people around in.

    Cons: It looks like an old persons car.

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr LS SedanReview
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    Great — love it! runs well even though its old! it does not have the "coolest" look but it runs well. it has held up for me. The paint peels a lot, i had to get it repainted. Overall great, reliable car.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: it drives well

    Cons: old

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Made Me A Sad Panda — thought it looked nice and was a good deal, but within 48 hours it had to brought back to the dealer for repairs, under warranty thankfully. drove the hell out of it until it just couldn't go anymore....died before 190,000 miles with over 3,000 dollars worth of work needed to get it back on the road

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: if you hate your life drive this car

    Cons: american made

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Great 1st Car — My car has over 235,500 miles on it and still runs like a champ, it has needed very few minor repairs, most just preventive maintenance. It is also a lot of fun to drive for a 4 cylinder. Over all, a very nice car.

    Pros: good gas mileage, very quick for a 4 cylinder

    Cons: Nothing really sucks with my car, although I have heard of some Mystiques having transmission problems, but mine hasn't had any

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Mystique — Car is junk as are all ford mid-size sedans of the era. Car is solid and will last a while and is a great car for your first car. Can be had cheap but parts are exspensive, Cheap on gas ( $40 to fill the tank in Newfoundland). I love this car.

    Pros: Good build, Comfortable, Appealing, roomy,big trunk,quiet

    Cons: exspensive parts

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr LS SedanReview
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    It Works — Not that bad of a car, decent power, leather, sunroof, handles good and with my lead foot it still gets 20 mpg!

    Pros: Is a Jaguar X-Type in Mercury cloths (except the AWD part)

    Cons: Needs another 100+ hp and 17" tires.

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr LS SedanReview
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    My Car — i love the sunroof, leather seats, no rust, its fun to drive, havent had many problems with it, still looks good ten years later,and the fact that it can hold a few friends

    Pros: just a good first car

    Cons: when you stomp on it sometimes it shifts to second a little slow

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Simple — This car will not turn any heads. It is a simple car that will get you from point A to point B.

    Pros: decent gas mileage

    Cons: simple exterior and interior, semi-reliable

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    1998 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr GS SedanReview
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    Simple. Very, Very Simple. — Nothing flashy about this car. It won't turn any heads but it will get you from point A to point B.

    Pros: Decent Gas Mileage, Reliable

    Cons: Simple Interior, Simple Exterior

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2000 Mercury Mystique Reviews

    Perfect First Car For Someone By nelsonwells

    i liked the fact that i bought it wrecked for 500$ and ended up driven it for 3 years as a high school student and i beat the crud of that car and i could always count on it and i sold it for 1000$ Read More

    A Good Car That Is Reliable If You Maintain It Properly By Jack

    The CD4E transmissions in these cars aren't very reliable. If you install an external cooler and change your trans fluid regularly you'll be fine. The car isn't to bad to drive, handles well but is a ... Read More

    1999 Mercury Mystique Reviews

    Not To Bad For A Headache By fireman4309

    keep having a timing belt walking off have tried everything i an inmagine to fix it i work in a chevy dealership we couldnt find the fix sent it to the ford shop and they also havent been able to find... Read More

    Good For Busted By Jacob

    Decent little car bought used. Not fast but I could maneuver pretty well. Got it up to 104 which peaks near the end of the engine ability and where the governor is set. Last well for little-no mai... Read More

    1997 Mercury Mystique Reviews

    Great Car For Commutes And Getting Around By Alli

    its a great little car. spoiler. lots of room, nice pep, really great mileage and handles really well. since its older it is getting a little expensive to keep running but really its a lot of fun to... Read More

    Mystique! Like Or Dislike By Seth

    This car is very reliable. It has great gas mileage. The performance on the vehicle since it only has a V4 is limited but with a little tweeking and adding performance parts it can do pretty well. The... Read More

    1996 Mercury Mystique Reviews

    Amazing Car! Can Handle Anything You Throw At It!!! By Zachary

    Perfect car! Very easy to drive, looks good too, especially since its pretty rare :) Gas mileage is an easy 25mpg, almost double that of our last vehicle, so that helps tremendously in this economy. B... Read More

    Great Overall Car For Those Who Need A Daily Driver That Can Comfortably Take On Multiple Passengers By Andrew

    Performance - Far from the fastest car out there, but she can hold her own on the interstate. Great braking, an pretty solid acceleration. Build Quality - No repairs needed thus far. Keep up with th... Read More

    1995 Mercury Mystique Reviews

    Good But Not Good Enough By Jim

    Seems cozy ( or cramped ) in drivers seat . Electric controls are cheap looking & unimpressive . Good handling & gas mileage . Should NOT BE a sedan , should be a coup . Although I like this little ca... Read More

    Can Go Anywhere Without Any Problems. By Mark

    The car is great on gas, 38.7 is the best i got. Its quick for a 2.0 liter. 16.9's in the 1/4 mile, tons of fun to drive and a great all around car to own. Only ever let me sit once and that was when ... Read More

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