Used 2005 Mercury Mariner Review

Edmunds expert review

Put a Ford Escape in a Mercury outfit and what do you get? An excellent small SUV in pretty dapper digs.




What's new for 2005

The Mariner, based on the successful Ford Escape, is new for 2005.





Edmunds expert review process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.