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Mercury - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



Compare Mercury models

The following chart shows the Mercury models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years Mercury has sold far more Sable model cars than Topaz.

Table 1. Compare Mercury models

Mercury Model Number of Problems
  Sable
3,339
  Grand Marquis
2,963
  Mountaineer
2,426
  Milan
1,544
  Cougar
1,410
  Mariner
1,015
  Mystique
983
  Villager
882
  Monterey
484
  Montego
308
  Tracer
292
  Marquis
283
  Mariner Hybrid
236
  Marauder
120
  Mercury
54
  Mariner Hev
4
  Topaz
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Number of problems reported for all models of Mercury built from year 1996 to 2012.

Owners of Mercury cars have reported a total of 16,344 problems for all Mercury models built from year 1996 to 2012. The average problems per model year reported during this period for all Mercury models is 959.6. Mercury's 1999 model year cars have the most problems reported (1,892 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Mercury
1,359
  1997 Mercury
1,687
  1998 Mercury
1,223
  1999 Mercury
1,892
  2000 Mercury
1,384
  2001 Mercury
855
  2002 Mercury
1,247
  2003 Mercury
915
  2004 Mercury
998
  2005 Mercury
1,043
  2006 Mercury
628
  2007 Mercury
475
  2008 Mercury
827
  2009 Mercury
362
  2010 Mercury
1,181
  2011 Mercury
237
  2012 Mercury
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Common problems of Mercury Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported for all models of Mercury cars. The number one most common problem of Mercury is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling, with 1,841 problems reported. The second most common Mercury car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,804 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Mercury vehicles



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