High-intensity discharge headlamps are standard, as are large and bright tail lamps. For 1968, the Mercury Montego made its debut across North America, becoming the Mercury counterpart of the intermediate-size model line for two generations. Anti-lock brakes are st andard on all Montegos, and all-speed traction control is st andard on all but front-drive Luxury models, where it's a no-cost option. Antilock brakes are standard, as is Electronic Brake-force Distribution. We were informed the car was there and ready for a test drive. Three interior color schemes are available: two-tone grey, two-tone tan, and black.
I am very happy with my purchase. For 1970, Mercury intermediates adopted the Montego nameplate entirely as the Comet became the Mercury counterpart of the. Driving dynamics are better than expected for this kind of vehicle. Design and Equipment Design cues instantly identify the new Montego as a Mercury. Rated just 203 horsepower, the Montego looks weak compared to the Japanese and Korean competition, which reach up as high as 270 horsepower, but it tops the 190-hp V6 that's standard in the comparably priced Chrysler 300.
Montego excels in passive safety as well. I like the led tailights, thats why I bought the car. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. All 2006 models get a leather-wrapped steering wheel. In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems.
A reverse sensing system is also optional. Safety engineers from Volvo worked directly on the Montego, drawing on the Swedish automaker's 50 years of advanced safety engineering. You cannot fo wrong with this model! We strongly recommend the curtain air bags as they can help reduce the chance of head injuries to your passengers. Rotors don't like being out-of-service for too long and rust pitting happens rather quickly and doesn't burn off. The Montego offers one of the roomiest interiors in its class.
Now with over 230,000 miles in 2014 the car simply runs fantastic. Tracking well on freeways, the Montego feels a hair more sure-footed than the Five Hundred. In a major shift from the Grand Marquis, the Montego was configured with front-wheel drive as standard all-wheel drive was an option. Two-door Montegos retained hardtop rooflines, though with much wider C-pillars. Front-wheel-drive models use a six-speed automatic; all-wheel drive models use a continuously variable transmission. The Auto Channel, February 7, 2004. Front-wheel-drive models use a six-speed automatic; all-wheel drive models use a continuously variable transmission.
The instruments are easy to read and the controls are easy and quick to use. Mercury Montego The innovative Montego midsize sedan offers Ford's industry-leading safety technology, along with modern powertrains that combine performance with fuel economy. Visually, they are a bit of a throwback, blocky and plain in appearance. A large, oval-shaped clock is the central feature of the instrument panel, which is dark on top and light on the bottom, just as the seats are dark on the outside and light on the inside unless you opt for the all-black interior. I found the acceleration to be kicky, in fact I love driving this car. The Mercury equivalent of a Five Hundred Limited, the Montego Premier featured leather seats as standard, with only all-wheel drive and a sunroof as the primary options.
It is built in Chicago, Ill. Transmission choices include a continuously variable transmission and a six-speed automatic, each driven by a Duratec 3. This roomy sedan, like its Ford Five Hundred twin, emphasizes comfort and good ergonomics over performance and style. A two-user memory feature stores seat, pedal and mirror positions in the Premier sedan. Low-profile windshield wipers use a strip of spring s.
Leather-upholstered seats are optional, but an overhead console is standard. I am looking forward to my long trips the next couple of years. You have got to check this one out, don't let it slip by. But this is after market rotors cheaper more rust prone steel? In place of the three trims of the Five Hundred, the Montego was offered in two: Luxury and Premier. A six-speed automatic transmission comes on front-drive models. To appeal to buyers of both sedans and sport-utility vehicles, Ford raised the viewpoint of the driver.
The all-wheel-drive system can automatically distribute up to 100 percent of traction to the rear wheels. Ford has a closely related Five Hundred sedan. Taking its name from , the nameplate made its first appearance for 1967 in the Canadian market as part of the Mercury-derived model line. The all-wheel-drive system uses electronic controls to achieve optimum performance whether on dry, wet or snow-covered roads. Model Lineup The 2006 Mercury Montego is powered by a 3. It's among the roomiest of family sedans with 108.
The Montego was designed to meet tough future standards for rear-end impacts. A key feature of Montego's interior design is its upscale, two-tone treatment. Anti-lock brakes are standard on all Montegos, and all-speed traction control is standard on all but the base, front-drive model, where it's a no-cost option. Its all-aluminum V6 engine features drive-by-wire electronic throttle control and is complemented by a six-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly and always seems to choose the right gear for the driving situation. This roomy sedan, like its Ford Five Hundred twin, emphasizes comfort and good ergonomics over performance and style.