FWD 4dr I4 Hybrid
Starting at | Starting at 34 MPG City - 30 MPG Highway
Mercury's 2008 Mariner delivers about-town practicality in an attractive package. There is no shortage of small SUVs, and the redesign really does distinguish the Mariner from round and bubbly offerings from Honda and Toyota, while avoiding the sharp boxiness of a Jeep Liberty. The Mariner is priced right, and its multiple engine and drivetrain options--including FWD and AWD hybrid drive--make it a solid bet for around-town practicality in almost any condition.
For 2008, the Mercury Mariner has been redesigned outside and in. Exterior sheet metal carries bolder lines with a more distinctive grille and headlight treatment, as well as stronger wheel well arches. Inside, the passenger cabin is more pleasing visually, as well as more user-friendly and thoughtfully laid out. Nothing of the Mariner's underpinnings has been changed, though trim names have. Gone are the Convenience and Luxury monikers of last year, replaced by names directly reflective of the engines underneath--I4 and V6, respectively. Only the Premier name remains. The Mariner Hybrid adds a less expensive front-wheel-drive model to its popular all-wheel-drive model. Prices across the model range have changed little, though the top-line Premier models are now more than $1,000 cheaper than the cars they replace.
The 2008 Mariner shares its engines and chassis with the Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute, though its distinctive looks--especially at the front--are all Mercury. Buyers have several models from which to choose when browsing the Mariner lineup, and each has something different to offer.
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Braking & Traction
|4-Wheel Disc Brakes||Std|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Side Head Air Bag||Std|
|Rear Head side Air Bag||Std|
|Child Safety Locks||Std|
|Electrochromic Rearview Mirror||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Std|
|Basic||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||5 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Hybrid/Electric Components||8 Years/100,000 Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
Mercury Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
Manufacturer's 7 years / 100,000 miles Powertrain Limited Warranty from original in-service date. 12-month/12,000-mile comprehensive limited warranty. See dealer for details. Rental Car Reimbursement $30/day.
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||2010-2011 model years & less than 80,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||Yes|
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