These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 27, 2014. Roomy, comfortable, and fun to drive! We needed a car that will climb an 8% grade coming from our driveway. Mariner Hybrid - good example of why you should buy American. Once addressed, could be a nearly perfect car. Other hybrids, such as the or , are compact that fail to provide the same space and cargo flexibility of the Mariner Hybrid. I'm still learning not to hop off the line jack rabbit starts smoother means better mph! The salesman was very professional and prompt with any and all interactions.
Ford's number for this recall is 15S28. The exterior styling looks pretty boring, and the interior materials feel cheap. The car could stand to be quieter inside. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Model overview: The Mercury Mariner's car-based underpinnings allow a very smooth ride, decent handling, and good maneuverability, while its tall, boxy body brings a very useful interior for passengers or cargo. Ford's number for this recall is 15S28.
There are a couple of small things I wish it had: bluetooth and the built-in garage door opener. These earlier Mariners had a hybrid powertrain similar to that of the second-gen version, albeit with a slightly smaller, 2. I am able to service the car myself as I don't tend to trust outside garages. Tasteful touches of Sappele woodgrain and chrome accent the door handles and gear shift trim. A two-wheel-drive Mariner Hybrid should be able to deliver close to 30 mpg in real-world city and highway driving.
Owners can personalize the Mariner Hybrid by choosing from an extensive list of individual options and trim packages, including an upgraded stereo, moonroof with console and leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats with manual lumbar support for the driver. Multiple rust spots, broken mirror, broke tail light that is technically illegal to drive with in the state of Ohio, vehicle reeked of marijuana, found maggots in the back seat, back passenger door was filled with water. Although the cumulative horsepower rating of 177 doesn't sound very impressive, the Mercury Mariner Hybrid was quicker than the regular four-cylinder Mainer. The powertrain story of the Mariner Hybrid is both under the hood as well as beneath the rear cargo area. Fuel economy numbers for typical interstate driving will likely dip to the 24 to 26 miles per gallon range. Altogether, the hybrid system delivers 155 horsepower and acceleration that's comparable to the conventional V6 Mariner, according to the automaker, with very impressive fuel economy of 32 miles per gallon in the city, 29 highway. Despite this, the car isn't always that comfortable.
The recall began on October 23, 2015. Under the Mariner's skin resides a hybrid gasoline engine and electric motor, along with a large battery pack cleverly placed below the floor so as not to take up cargo or passenger space. We needed a car that will climb an 8% grade coming from our driveway. I am averaging 30 mpg on my daily commute. Under full acceleration, both power sources work together to provide maximum oomph, but under lighter load conditions, such as stop-and-go traffic, the Mariner Hybrid alternates between the two, oftentimes running purely on battery power alone.
The Hybrid works well and has given me good mileage and few problems. Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmissions and either tighten the manual shift lever bolt or replace the manual shift lever assembly. People are taking a serious risk from this auction car dealership! There were only a few changes during this model's time. Other than that, the vehicle is perfect! Nice touches such as a chromed exhaust tip, 16-inch five-spoke aluminum wheels and front fog lamps further separate the Mariner from the Escape. The affected vehicles are equipped with either a 2.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. The Mariner Hybrid is superb for city driving, where it shows its best fuel economy and acceleration statistics thanks to the assist of the electric motor. . Recall Date 2015-09-29 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2001-2008 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured March 31, 2001, to September 1, 2009. No sacrifice in power either. The recall began on October 23, 2015.
It employs a specially tuned 2. Fuel mileage runs 26 in town and 33 mpg on the highway. It got good fuel economy, had four-wheel-drive, and was still big enough for me to fit me and my stuff. The more recent ran from 2008-'11. As part of Mercury's demise, the Mariner Hybrid will only be produced through 2011. The more recent ran from 2008-'11. Also, they lacked the newer Mariner's updated styling and features.
As part of Mercury's demise, the Mariner Hybrid will only be produced through 2011. Hybrid badges mark the front doors as well as the rear lift gate and center caps on the wheels. The Mariner Hybrid may not be your best pick. I'm averaging close to 34mpg highway and street combined. Three new colors are available: Dune Pearl Clearcoat Metallic, Light Sage Clearcoat Metallic, and Tungsten Grey Clearcoat Metallic.