1996 Mercury Mystique Consumer Review: Comfort but Unreliable
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1996 Mercury Mystique - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

20 Total Reviews

LS Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
Comfort but Unreliable
By rockknocker on

Vehicle

1996 Mercury Mystique LS 4dr Sedan

Review

Bought used for daughter and she drove
it for(6)years 30k miles. Very good
fuel economy,30+ mpg. Car had some
neglect, ran out of oil and driven 300+
miles until engine seized, then with
only two quarts of oil it was driven
another 200 miles. With 90K miles
engine runs fine and does not burn
oil! A very comfortable car. Repairs:
Auto transmission-$1800, CV Joints,
ball joints, brakes twice, front wheel
bearing, rear slave cyl., two shift
cables, replaced power antenna, power
door motor, backup light trim seals
leaked into trunk. Seems like a lot of
repairs, but in all honesty, some could
be related to a side impact/car wreck.

Best Features

30 mpg, fuel economy and comfortable to drive long distances. Great trunk space!

Worst Features

Fix the auto transmission and shift cable design and this would be a fine car. Motor has always idled rough at stops, dealership says thats the way a 4 cyl.idles, could use some improvement.
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