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2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,830
3 listings nationwide

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,933
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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 ...

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.

2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
No User Reviews
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
20
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."
5
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

2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
28 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.5 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 6,550 RPM
171 hp @ 6,000 RPM
210 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
223 lb-ft @ 4,300 RPM
171 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
254 lb-ft @ 3,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.7:1
9.7:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,500 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.13 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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 3 stars --
Front Crash Overall 3 stars --
Front Crash Driver 2 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 3 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars --
Side Pole Driver 4 stars --
Rollover 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 36.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.3 cu ft 45.1 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,439 lbs
Maximum Payload -- 1,439 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.2 in 193.4 in
Width 81.3 in 84.8 in
Height 68 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 113.7 in

Available Options

2011 Mercury Mariner
Base
2010 Mercury Mountaineer
AWD

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