2000 Mercury Mountaineer Consumer Review: 2000 Monterey Wedgewood Blue &

2000 Mercury Mountaineer - Consumer Review

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Base 4dr SUV (5.0L V8 AWD 4-speed Automatic)

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2000 Monterey Wedgewood Blue & Gold
By DRJ on


2000 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV AWD


Purchased used 8 years ago w/49,000 miles on it. Now have 118,000 miles and only significant problems have been the transmission (torque converter) rebuild at 87,000, and as with many others, radio display went out - had repaired and then all button functions stopped working (original radio a real piece of junk!). Replaced radio with newer OEM Ford radio w/6 cd changer from OEM Car Audio (on Ebay). Other than new tires , battery, brakes, shocks,serpentine belt, plugs and 13.7 avg mpg (mostly city), a pleasure to own and drive. Also a couple of minor factory recalls, big deal. At 118K miles, I've got a lot more to go! Body in excellent shape even after subjected to Minnesota winters & salt.

Best Features

Love that 5L V8 sound and acceleration when needed. Control buttons on the steering wheel a plus. Parts are cheap as many Mountaineers, Explorers and Rangers produced.

Worst Features

This is a 10 year old vehicle!
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