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2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Review and Pictures

Summary
2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid is a sport-utility that can seat five passengers. It has four doors.

Price
MSRP: US$27,950
Invoice: US$26,335

What is New in 2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid?
Changes include redesigned interiors and exteriors, updated DVD-based navigation system, and redesigned roof panel to reduce wind noise.

Introduction
2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid offers choice of electric or battery power according to availability with additional features for a comfortable ride.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid is available in single trim of 4WD. Options include premium audio system with six-disc CD changer and speakers, parking sonar, navigation system, leather wrapped steering wheel, and power moon roof.

Powertrains and Performance
2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid offers standard 133hp 2.3-liter I4 hybrid engine with variable speed automatic transmission and overdrive. It delivers 32-mpg in city and 29-mpg on highway.

Interior Design and Special Features
Interiors are spacious with sufficient legroom, headroom, and cargo space. It lacks electric air-conditioning. Therefore, interiors remain cool only as long as engine is on.

Safety Features
Standard safety features include full-length head curtain airbags with a rollover sensor and front-seat side-impact airbags. Stability control is not available.

Driving Impressions
Ride quality is good although handling dynamics require improvements. Tackling corners is difficult due to huge weight. Brakes have stiff pedals. Fuel economy is high.

Pros
Good performance and looks

Cons
Confusing controls, stability control not available

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