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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,925
Invoice
$33,878
Average Price Paid
$34,464
155 listings nationwide

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
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AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,323
6 listings nationwide

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,474
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
No Expert Reviews
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Perhaps because the future of the Mercury brand is uncertain, the 2010 Mercury Mountaineer midsize SUV remains unchanged from ’09, when it underwent a marginal upgrade in styling, opti...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
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Michael writes:
Great for driving in City Traffic easy to park and carries almost as much cargo Yukon.With 105,000 on the spee...
Front Seats Ranked 2010 GMC Yukon Denali worse.
"The leather on the front seats was in much better shape and all the functions of the power seat worked"
Back Seats Ranked 2010 GMC Yukon Denali worse.
"Thee seats were a bit lighter and easier to lay down for cargo space."
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Joshua writes:
Handling Ranked 2010 Buick Enclave CXL1 AWD worse.
"The Mountaineer has very little body roll for an suv, it feels like it hugs the road"

Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
210 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
--
--
254 lb-ft @ 3,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
9.7:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.95 in x 3.32 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 3 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 39 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 45.1 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,439 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 1,439 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 193.4 in
Width 89.3 in 84.8 in
Height 69.9 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 113.7 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD

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