This is my third Exploer / Mountaineer and the new suspension is not an improvement over the previous. The ride is too stiff. You will feel every bump, pothole and defect in the road. If you only go the the corner grocery, the truck is fine. Any trips longer than 15- 20 minutes, look elsewhere for transportation. This Mountaineeer stays parked in the Driveway. I am now driving my 12 year old pickup daily.
Great full size SUV
2009 Mercury MountaineerBen D - New Bern, NC01/11/2016
Rides very well and has many nice features that newer cars have cut. I get about 21 MPG on mix of city and some rural driving, not too bad. The 4L engine is adequate, but noticeable difference to my previous big engine Mountaineer. Overall I am happy with it.
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