Huge trunk for such a little car. Throughout its production, the Tracer resembled the Ford Escort; this is because Mercury is a division of the Ford Motor Company and many of its cars were rebadged versions of Ford's models, including the Mystique, which resembled the Ford Contour. The driveway was poor, and it had just recently rained so we pulled into the yard. I bought this vehicle used as a work vehicle for me. It just doesn't get any better!! This car also has several built in safety features: the key lock, and air bags, seat belts are a given. The car also had enough space in the back as it is a wagon for large shopping trips and still seating five people.
This car is also the main car that I have used to teach my 16 year old son to drive. I am able to handle this car on the iciest of icy roads. Following the 1999 model year, the Tracer was withdrawn along with the Escort station wagon. The second generation ran from 1991 to 1996 and offered larger engines and less body styles. We understand that life happens. This car has fantastic gas mileage averaging about 33 miles per gallon on the highway.
Initially introduced as a , the two succeeding generations were sold in the segment. Buy a recycled Mercury Tracer transmission and save thousands of dollars. The 5-door styles from previous models were downgraded to 4-door sedans and station wagons. I thought we had a verbal agreement and they'd send a purchase order to my bank. A 5-speed manual was standard with both engines, with a 4-speed automatic offered with the 1. In the summer in 2010, Ford announced the withdrawal of the Mercury division, cancelling the revival of the Mercury Tracer; to expand Ford Focus model range, Ford introduced the premium Titanium trim. After purchasing this vehicle there seemed to be no mechanical issues.
For 1993, the Tracer was given a drivers' side airbag as a passive restraint, replacing automatic seatbelts; for 1994, the addition of a passenger airbag required a redesign of the dashboard. The would serve as a common replacement for both the Ford Escort and the Mercury Tracer. The replacement for the -derived , the first generation of the Tracer was a modified version of the Asia-Pacific market , itself a variant of the. It is uncomfortable for rides longer than five minutes. Another thing I don't like about this car is that the door handles seem to not work frequently.
It has almost 200,000 miles on it and is still going, with minimal repairs. They are poorly made, and the armrest are known to rip off. Automatic seat belts ensure that we never get a seat belt ticket. They were able to close the door without slamming it. Seats are hard with little cushion, which may be because it is 21 years old.
Contact our sales department today to receive more information. With a production run of 11 years, the Mercury Tracer was recognized by IntelliChoice and given the Best Overall Value of the Year Award in 1995. During its early production period, the Tracer was assembled in Hermosillo, Mexico, and Hiroshima, Japan, but the last generation was assembled in the town of Wayne, Michigan. A more realistic figure, based on general upkeep and maintenance at approximately 165,000 miles, is an average of 32 mpg in the city and almost 50 mpg on the highway. It's small, even cramped at times, and not the most attractive vehicle out there, but it's different. This car has endured well.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. I did not have this vehicle more than a month 100,000 miles and the black trim around the car started peeling. In the Winter it heats up quickly, and in the summer it cools down quickly. Our discount used Mercury Tracer transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. One of the top positive things about this vehicle are the gas mileage. Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats Variably intermittent wipers Front beverage holders Split folding rear seat Security system Remote keyless entry Rear window defroster Rear anti-roll bar Power. I bought this vehicle used as a work vehicle for me.
Windshield wipers only have a few speeds. A part of the switch that allows for the keys to be removed from the car actually was easily broken and now my keys are stuck in the car, unless I not mechanically inclined can reach my finger in to manually flip the metal latch and take the keys out at the same time. For 1999, 23,146 examples were sold. The Tracer became the first Mercury assembled outside of North America. These guys were not interested in selling, answering questions or doing paperwork correspondence for an out of state sale. During its production, the second-generation Tracer saw few external changes.
Slotted below the Milan, the Focus-derived Mercury was unofficially confirmed to adopt the Mercury Tracer nameplate ending a 13-year hiatus. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. For 1999, 23,146 examples were sold. Our discount used Mercury Tracer transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. It is small enough that as a passenger, if needed I could reach the steering wheel and redirect the car until he was able to control it himself. He has used this vehicle to take several driving tests, the failure is not that of the vehicle, but more of the driver. Safety equipment includes: Passenger Airbag.