2003 Mercury Marauder Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2003 Mercury Marauder - Road Test Specs

2003 Mercury Marauder Sedan

(4.6L V8 4-speed Automatic)


Model year2003
Style4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
Base MSRP$33,770.00
As-tested MSRP$31,223.00


Drive typeRWD
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4.6
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)302 @ 5750
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)318 @ 4300
Transmission type4-speed automatic


Suspension, frontIndependent with mono-tube dampers, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearLive axle with Watt's linkage, mono-tube dampers, air springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typespeed-proportional power steering
Tire brandBF Goodrich
Tire modelG-Force T/A
Tire size, frontP235/50WR18
Tire size, rearP235/50WR18
Brakes, frontventilated front disc / solid rear disc

Track Test Results

Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)41.5

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)Auto 17/23 Manual /
Edmunds observed (mpg)17
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)19

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4165
Length (in.)212
Width (in.)78.2
Height (in.)58.9
Wheelbase (in.)114.7
Legroom, front (in.)42.5
Legroom, rear (in.)38.4
Headroom, front (in.)39.4
Headroom, rear (in.)38.1
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)20.6


Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain3 years / 36,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / miles
Roadside assistance3 years / 36,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenance3


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsNot Available
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsbraking assist
Traction controlLate availability
Stability controlNot available
NHTSA crash test, driverExcellent
NHTSA crash test, passengerExcellent
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceExcellent

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