Mercury Mariner Hybrid 2011 Overview.
The Mercury Mariner offers the lot nearly all shoppers look for in a small sport-utility vehicle, as well as the high, commanding seating arrangement and plenty of cargo room, with more adjustability and improved fuel economy than mammoth, truck-based SUVs. The Mariner is based on the splendid Ford Escape Hybrid. It is basically a Ford Escape Hybrid.
The Mercury Mariner Hybrid is the most expensive SUV in its class with a base price just more than $30,000. It’s even somewhat more costly than its practically indistinguishable platform-companion, the Ford Escape Hybrid. But, both the Mariner and Escape Hybrids attain the finest fuel economy in their class -- 34 miles per gallon in the city and 31 on the highway. Actually, these numbers make them the most fuel-efficient SUVs on the market.
The Mariner Hybrid’s outstanding fuel economy is one of its few qualities. Its interior isn’t as good as you would anticipate, taking into consideration its unreasonable price. Moreover its braking distances are longer than those of the majority vehicles in its class.
If you can do without a hybrid and do drive a lot on the highway, think about the GMC Terrain. Clear of a hybrid such as the Mariner, it has the finest fuel economy in the class 22mpg city or/ and 32mpg highway. The base price for Terrain is about $5,800 less than the Mariner Hybrid as well as goes together with a standard rearview camera.