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4.38 out of 5 stars

Glad I bought it

Vacoast, 10/29/2005
2005 Mercury Monterey Premier 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
6 of 6 people found this review helpful

I didn't want a minivan, she did and got her way. However, I'm glad we bought it. The front seats are both power, heated and cooled. The second row of captain chairs are also comfortable. The third row isn't as comfortable, but we normally keep it hidden in the floor. The power sliding doors are a real convenience when carrying grandbabies or groceries. Also like the in dash 6 CD changer. Wish it had a GPS navigation system. But that's all I would add. Love to drive it. It is very agile for a minivan and is actually pretty quick off the line.

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2.5 out of 5 stars

Buyer beware

jim, 02/24/2005
2005 Mercury Monterey Convenience 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Hello,7 months ago I bought the van new since then it has had its wheel bearings and hubs replaced under a recall. The front brakes warped at 15000 (90% highway miles) and it was not covered under warranty.they cut the rotors to stop the vibration but because the rotors are so thin they warped again in 2000 miles.I took van to my own mechanic and spent 400 dollars on front rotors and brakes.Now the rear brakes are shot, there goes another $400. I am in sales for the last 15 years and have driven alot of miles on a lot of different vans and I have never had this many problems with any van this soon. BUYER BEWARE!!!! p.s the front windshield just got a stress crack.

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4 out of 5 stars

2005 Mercury Monterey Premier

Andrew, 03/06/2010
2005 Mercury Monterey Premier 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
11 of 19 people found this review helpful

We have owned this van for almost 4 years. It has been a purchase. It is comfortable on long drives with great features such as DVD, Heated/Cooled Seats, and fold down rear seat.

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4.88 out of 5 stars

2005 Mercury Monterey-Simply Wonderful !

Dobewon, 11/15/2005
2005 Mercury Monterey Luxury 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Purchased 9/2005 due to Friends/Family Pricing. MSRP over 33,000 but with 6,000 in rebates and Family pricing, came to just over 23,000. With some 10,000 off list, MONTEREY is an EXCEPTIONAL value ! Stable, quiet and smooth rider. Well appointed interior. Wood/chrome trim; dash chrome analog clock a "showpiece". With its long list of standard features, choosing Monterey over Freestar seemed like a "no-brainer"; and compared to Toyota and Honda we saved thousands due to rebates/pricing not to mention just being able to afford a vehicle of this caliber ! This replaced a 2000 Ford Windstar and no comparison to the comfort and "luxury" feel of the Monterey. Really like this one !!

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4.75 out of 5 stars

Great MiniVan

Bernard Murphy, 01/16/2005
2005 Mercury Monterey Premier 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
4 of 6 people found this review helpful

My decision to purchase the Mercury Monterey was based on the need first of all for a van. Secondly, I needed a vehicle that could take a power lift to put my electric scooter in back (I am handicaped). The Mercury Monterey was one of only a few vehicles that could handle the type of lift I needed. It is easy to enter, comfortable to drive, and filled with luxuries. The engine is quite zippy and takes freeway speeds easily. If someone wanted a dragster, they would not be in a van. All in all a great vehicle.

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