2010 Mercury Milan Premier 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
Purchase our 2010 Milan Premier as an executive car after my Jeep Liberty diesel lost a rod. Still fighting with Chrysler.
Overall, the Milan is surprisingly comfortable and quiet on the road.
Fuel economy is good getting in the upper 20's commuting and in the low 30's on long trips.
Engine power is adequate but lacks the torque of my Jeep (miss that).
Engine noise is very subdued while cruising.
Have had issues with Sync as the voice commands refused to work.
Three visits to the dealer plus a visit from a Ford engineer finally got it fixed (broken wire).
Fit and finish good be a bit better as some body panels are not aligned as well as they could be.
1. Seating: very comfortable.
I do not feel tired even after driving all day.
Wife has a bad back and the seats are perfect for her.
2. Ride: smooth and quiet even over coarse pavement.
Solid body structure.
3. Handling: nice and twitchy the way I like it but steering is a bit numb.
4. Easy to service engine (except for the serpentine belt).
Even though the Milan is no longer being made, a small turbo diesel would be a good offering.
Besides the fuel economy, the torque wqould be very welcome, something I miss from my Jeep Liberty CRD.
Ford has some very good turbodiesels in Europe.
It would not be that hard to adapt them for use here in the U.S.
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