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2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
A. Lessels Review:

Ford offered the Mercury Mariner for the most part as a fancied-up For...

The Good: Many will miss the Mercury Mariner, a classy-looking SUV inside and ou...

The Bad: The 2011 Mercury Mariner will go out with a reputation much like that ...

2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
No Expert Reviews

Specs

2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
28 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 16.5 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
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Power
240 hp @ 6,550 RPM
171 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
223 lb-ft @ 4,300 RPM
171 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.7:1
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Displacement
3,000 cc
2,500 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.13 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 3 stars 2 stars
Front Crash Overall 3 stars 2 stars
Front Crash Driver 2 stars 3 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 2 stars
Side Crash Overall 3 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 4 stars 1 stars
Rollover 3 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.3 cu ft 26.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,150 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.2 in 176.9 in
Width 81.3 in 72.3 in
Height 68 in 70.2 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 106.1 in

Available Options

2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
2012 Jeep Liberty
Arctic

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