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Review I bought this Mariner used with high mileage (150K) because I paid 10k less than any other Mariner or Escape in the area that was listed. It's been an absolutely fantastic vehicle. My wife and I have put another 50k on her since we bought it with multiple 8 hour+ drives (both across the country and up and down the east coast). She's never, ever let us down. Beyond basic maintenance (brakes, oil changes, tires) we haven't had to do anything. The gas mileage is fantastic considering it's an AWD V6 as well. Average 22.3 with ~24 on the highway and 18 in town. In the snow it's great, the AWD works as it should, and I've never felt like I'm losing control. If we need to haul anything we can put the back seats down and have acres of space. As for comfort, it's delightful. The leather heated seats keep you warm in the winter and are easy to clean and maintain, the A/C always blows cold, and the power windows and moonroof are great features. Overall, I would buy another one tomorrow without hesitation. I know there are some that have had issues, but ours is a true gem.
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What options are available on the 2008 Mercury Mariner?
Available Mercury Mariner 2008 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Premier, Base, Luxury, V6, Premier , Convenience
Exterior Colors: Black Clearcoat, Light Ice Blue Clearcoat , Sterling Grey Clearcoat Metallic, White Suede Clearcoat, Oxford White Clearcoat, Tungsten Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Vivid Red Clearcoat Metallic, Sangria Red Clearcoat Metallic, Silver Clearcoat Metallic, Dune Pearl Clearcoat Metallic, Light Sage Clearcoat Metallic, Charcoal Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Gold Ash Clearcoat Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Moss Green Clearcoat Metallic , Steel Blue Metallic, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Wine Red Metallic, Kiwi Green Clearcoat, Silver Metallic Clearcoat Metallic
Interior Colors: Black premium leather, Black premium cloth, Stone premium leather, Cashmere premium leather, Greystone/Stone premium leather/alcantara, Pebble premium leather, Stone premium cloth, Black, Pebble premium cloth, Pebble/Light Parchment
Popular Features: Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, 3500lb Towing Capacity, Trip Computer, Aux Audio Inputs, Stability Control, AWD/4WD, Power Driver Seat, Parking sensors, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Heated seats, Leather Seats, Alarm, Post-collision safety system