1993 Mercury Villager Review

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1993 Highlights

Mercury joins the minivan fray by introducing a vehicle designed jointly with Nissan. Attractive styling and standard features such as antilock brakes are certainly commendable, but the absence of airbags would lead us toward another model.

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Great car
Gerry,12/06/2009
LS 3dr Minivan
LS with leather & rear bucket seats. Bought new in 93. Without a doubt the best vehicle I have owned. Still running strong at 386,500 miles. Trans shifts better than our new Odyssey. Engine has had only normal maintenance. Timing belt replaced at 219k & 375k. Also at 375k replaced all hoses and belts, and relamped some instrument lights. Previously 1 strut replaced, both half-shafts, 1 exhaust sys, front rotors. Gets 25-26 mpg on the hwy & 21-23 around town. We have bought 2 new vehicles since my wife 'retired' this car in 03. Our Acura TL is a great car, and the 07 Odyssey is a pleasure on the hwy with passengers, but I still rather be driving the Villager if it is just my wife & I.
April 1993 Manufacture Date
magggiepi,08/23/2014
LS 3dr Minivan
I bought this vehicle off Craigslist in 2010 for less than $800. Sure I had to replace the muffler, and get the brakes done all around, but other than the time I left the map-light on and drained my battery this champion has started every time I have turned the key. Are car age years like dog age years? If 21 human years is my Villagers age, then my van is nearly 150 and still going strong! UPDATE: It's September 2016 - The old girl is 23 now and still is going great, other than the R-12 AC system that needs an upgrade ... really noticed it this summer! ... she still starts with every turn of the key but it sure seems like 4/60 Air Conditioning isn't what it was when I was a kid! I love my Villager, my mechanic says he has first dibs on the engine should I ever want to sell her.
Best $2500 van I could hope for
mcbarrett,09/13/2005
GS 3dr Minivan
I needed a minivan for hauling art stuff and the dog, and this seemed like a pretty sweet deal. It has about 170K miles on the clock, and so understandably has a few problems, notably a wagging tailpipe and worn-out shocks and struts for that creaky-in-the-knees feeling. Other than that, problems are typical- rear wiper's shot, passenger window controls buggy, various nonessential electricals out of order, air conditioning is kaput. Admirable in a 13 year old. I'm particularly astounded by the fuel economy I'm getting. EPA estimates 23 highway, but by limiting my speed to 55 mph, I commonly see 30 mpg. I only wish cars this capacious and versatile were as thrifty nowadays
Hard to find a replacement
Charlie,05/18/2009
LS 3dr Minivan
I bought used with 41000 miles. The timing belt was replaced at 88000 and 150000 miles. Radiator and fuel pump and water pump replaced 145000 miles then the usual tires brakes etc. The shocks and struts were replaced 188000 miles. I have looked hard for a replacement that is as comfortable and reliable as this van. Settled on a used Volvo XC90.

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    0

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Used 1993 Mercury Villager Overview

The Used 1993 Mercury Villager is offered in the following submodels: Villager Minivan. Available styles include GS 3dr Minivan, GS 3dr Cargo Minivan, and LS 3dr Minivan.

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Should I lease or buy a 1993 Mercury Villager?

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