Mercury Mercury 2008

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Available Features for the Mercury

  

Model Year 2008 2008
Model
Trim Base Premier
Engines  
4.0L V6
OHC-2v
210 hp@5100
254 lb-ft@3700
 4.0L V6<br>OHC-2v<br>210 hp@5100 <br>254 lb-ft@3700 is a standard feature.  4.0L V6<br>OHC-2v<br>210 hp@5100 <br>254 lb-ft@3700 is a standard feature.
4.6L V8
OHC-3v
292 hp@5750
300 lb-ft@3950
   4.6L V8<br>OHC-3v<br>292 hp@5750 <br>300 lb-ft@3950 is an optional feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed automatic 5-speed automatic is a standard feature. 5-speed automatic is a standard feature.
6-speed automatic   6-speed automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
RWD RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature.
AWD AWD is an optional feature. AWD is an optional feature.
Final Drive Ratios  
3.73 axle ratio 3.73 axle ratio is an optional feature. 3.73 axle ratio is an optional feature.
Tires  
245/65R17 tires 245/65R17 tires is a standard feature. 245/65R17 tires is a standard feature.
235/65R18 tires   235/65R18 tires is a standard feature.
255/50R20 tires   255/50R20 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 80W, 4 speakers Unbranded, 80W, 4 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 80W, 4 speakers is a standard feature.
Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Keyless entry keypadUnlock the car by entering a code on a door-mounted keypad.   Keyless entry keypad is a standard feature. Keyless entry keypad is a standard feature.
Unlock the car by entering a code on a door-mounted keypad.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Power-adjustable pedalsPedals adjust fore-and-aft to provide the optimal relationship with the steering wheel.   Power-adjustable pedals is an optional feature. Power-adjustable pedals is an optional feature.
Pedals adjust fore-and-aft to provide the optimal relationship with the steering wheel.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.   Remote start is an optional feature. Remote start is an optional feature.
Start the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.     Universal garage door opener is an optional feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Full-size spare tire Full-size spare tire is a standard feature. Full-size spare tire is a standard feature.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature.
Beeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.   Rollover sensor is a standard feature. Rollover sensor is a standard feature.
Deploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.      
Hitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Class III trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 5,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.   Class III trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class III trailer hitch is an optional feature.
Hitch rated for up to 5,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Liftglass or two-piece tailgateDo not have to open entire tailgate to access the cargo area.   Liftglass or two-piece tailgate is a standard feature. Liftglass or two-piece tailgate is a standard feature.
Do not have to open entire tailgate to access the cargo area.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.   Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature. Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature.
Requires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.
Roof railsNo crossbars.   Roof rails is a standard feature. Roof rails is a standard feature.
No crossbars.
Second-row high consoleSecond-row center console that rises to armrest height, and usually includes storage.    Second-row high console is an optional feature. Second-row high console is an optional feature.
Second-row center console that rises to armrest height, and usually includes storage.
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.   Storage beneath cargo floor is a standard feature.  
Large storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.      
Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.
Trailering equipment (7 wire)Includes seven-wire harness, necessary for larger trailers.   Trailering equipment (7 wire) is an optional feature. Trailering equipment (7 wire) is an optional feature.
Includes seven-wire harness, necessary for larger trailers.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player    
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is an optional feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Electrically heated windshieldLayer within windshield creates heat, quickly melting ice on the windshield.     Electrically heated windshield is an optional feature.
Layer within windshield creates heat, quickly melting ice on the windshield.
Entertainment system, ceiling-mountedA DVD player and ceiling-mounted screen. Often includes a pair of wireless headphones.     Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted is an optional feature.
A DVD player and ceiling-mounted screen. Often includes a pair of wireless headphones.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.     Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.      
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear air vents with manual controlsFan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.   Rear air vents with manual controls is an optional feature. Rear air vents with manual controls is an optional feature.
Fan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear HVAC unitA second evaporator provides cool air to rear vents. Does not include the value of these vents. Includes rear heater.   Rear HVAC unit is an optional feature. Rear HVAC unit is an optional feature.
A second evaporator provides cool air to rear vents. Does not include the value of these vents. Includes rear heater.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.   SMS text-to-speech reader is an optional feature. SMS text-to-speech reader is a standard feature.
Converts text messages to speech.
Speed-sensitive wipersOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature. Speed-sensitive wipers is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
SYNC SYNC is an optional feature. SYNC is a standard feature.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.   USB port is an optional feature. USB port is a standard feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for audio systemSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for audio system is an optional feature. Voice control for audio system is a standard feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Voice control for external devicesPhone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.   Voice control for external devices is an optional feature. Voice control for external devices is a standard feature.
Phone or other device operated via the vehicle's voice command system. Requires a compatible device--all aren't supported.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.     Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Exterior  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Additional chrome trim is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Bodyside claddingProtective cladding extending partly onto the doors.   Bodyside cladding is a standard feature. Bodyside cladding is a standard feature.
Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Deep-tinted rear windows Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature. Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature.
Paint, special white   Paint, special white is an optional feature.
Power-deployable running boards   Power-deployable running boards is an optional feature.
Rear bumper protector Rear bumper protector is a standard feature. Rear bumper protector is a standard feature.
Running boards Running boards is an optional feature.  
Sunroof Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Analog clock Analog clock is a standard feature. Analog clock is a standard feature.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.   Compass is a standard feature. Compass is a standard feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.   Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature.
Area around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row buckets Second-row buckets is an optional feature. Second-row buckets is an optional feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench is an optional feature.  
Third-row 2-person bench Third-row 2-person bench is an optional feature. Third-row 2-person bench is a standard feature.
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.   All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature.
All-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is an optional feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Folding third row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding third row seats is an optional feature.  
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is an optional feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.  
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Manual recliner, second row seats Manual recliner, second row seats is an optional feature. Manual recliner, second row seats is a standard feature.
Memory system, driver seat Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature. Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.     Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power recliner, driver seat   Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power-folding third row seatsSeat powers flat to enlarge cargo area. Also powers back upright. Replaces manual folding seat, and includes the value of that feature.     Power-folding third row seats is an optional feature.
Seat powers flat to enlarge cargo area. Also powers back upright. Replaces manual folding seat, and includes the value of that feature.
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are part leather, part synthetic suede.     Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are part leather, part synthetic suede.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
All-terrain tiresOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   All-terrain tires is a standard feature.  
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Alloy wheels, optional designSame value as regular alloy wheels because no way to compare across models.     Alloy wheels, optional design is an optional feature.
Same value as regular alloy wheels because no way to compare across models.
Chrome-clad alloy wheelsAlloy wheels with a chromed plastic veneer. Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.     Chrome-clad alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Alloy wheels with a chromed plastic veneer. Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.
Machined alloy wheelsOuter surface of alloy wheels machines to yield a bright finish. Replace and include value of reqular alloy wheels.   Machined alloy wheels is a standard feature.  
Outer surface of alloy wheels machines to yield a bright finish. Replace and include value of reqular alloy wheels.
Polished alloy wheelsAlloy wheels highly polished to yield an almost chrome-like finish. In the past valued more highly than regular alloy wheels. But the term is used so broadly lately, often meaning that only some of the wheel face is machined, that they have the same defau     Polished alloy wheels is an optional feature.
Alloy wheels highly polished to yield an almost chrome-like finish. In the past valued more highly than regular alloy wheels. But the term is used so broadly lately, often meaning that only some of the wheel face is machined, that they have the same defau

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Option Package Contents

Trailer Tow Package

Features
Class III trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)
3.73 axle ratio

Moon and Tune Elite Package

Features
Sunroof
CD changer, in-dash
Satellite radio
Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)

Quad Bucket Seating Group

Features
Second-row high console
Second-row buckets

Five-Passenger Value Package

Features
Leather seating surfaces
Automatic climate control, front
Dual-zone climate control

Seven-Passenger Value Package

Features
Rear HVAC unit
Rear air vents with manual controls

Third-row seat

Features
Manual recliner, second row seats
Folding third row seats
Center armrest(s), second row
Third-row 2-person bench
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench

Heated front seats

Features
Heated front seats
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat
Memory system, driver seat
Power height adjuster, passenger seat
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat

Trailer Tow Package

Features
Class III trailer hitch
Trailering equipment (7 wire)
3.73 axle ratio

Moon and Tune Elite Package

Features
Sunroof
CD changer, in-dash
Satellite radio
Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)

Amenities Package

Features
Universal garage door opener
Power-deployable running boards

Quad Bucket Seating Group

Features
Second-row high console
Second-row buckets

Package 201A

Features
Electrically heated windshield

3rd Row Seat Elite Package

Features
Power-folding third row seats
Rear air vents with manual controls

Heated front seats

Features
Heated front seats
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat
Memory system, driver seat
Power height adjuster, passenger seat
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat
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