Mercury

Where Have All the Grands Gone?

By Aaron Bragman on June 29, 2016


CARS.COM — Some nameplates last a long, long time. Witness the Ford Mustang, around since 1964. Or the Chevrolet Suburban, the longest running nameplate in the world at 81 years old. But some nameplates burn brightly and then fade from… Read More

Where Have All the Grands Gone?

By Aaron Bragman on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Some nameplates last a long, long time. Witness the Ford Mustang, around since 1964. Or the Chevrolet Suburban, the longest running nameplate in the world at 81 years old. But some nameplates burn brightly and then fade from… Read More

Ford Adds 1.9 Million Vehicles to Takata Recall

By Jennifer Newman on June 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford is recalling eight models from its Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands as part of the Takata recall expansion that was announced in May 2016 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; the new recall includes defective front… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2012 Ford Flex; 2008, 2010-2012 Taurus; 2008-2009 Taurus X; 2008 Mercury Sable; 2009, 2011 Lincoln MKS

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 24, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 700 model-year 2009-12 Ford Flex SUVs, 2008 and 2010-12 Taurus sedans, 2008-09 Taurus X sedans, 2008 Mercury Sable sedans, and 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS sedans The Problem: The driver frontal airbag may improperly inflate during… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2012 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Mercury Sable

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2007-12 Ford Flex SUVs, Taurus sedans, Lincoln MKS sedans and Mercury Sable sedans manufactured between Dec. 13, 2007, and Oct. 6, 2011, at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant and Oakville Assembly Plant in Ontario The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 300,000 model-year 2003-05 Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis sedans manufactured between Oct. 3, 2001, and Aug. 2, 2005, at Ford's St. Thomas Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada The Problem: The solder joints on the… Read More

2010-2011 Mercury Milan, Lincoln MKZ Taillights Out

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 11, 2015

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Mercury Milan* 2011 Mercury Milan* 2010 Lincoln MKZ** 2011 Lincoln MKZ** *Built in Hermosillo, Mexico, between Sept. 22, 2008, and Dec. 10, 2010. **Built in Hermosillo between Sept. 29, 2008, and June… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan

By Matt Schmitz on November 23, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 411,000 model-year 2010-11 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans manufactured between July 21, 2008, and March 4, 2011, at the Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant in Mexico The Problem: A canister purge valve may not work properly,… Read More

Do Discontinued Cars Make Used-Car Bargains?

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015

If you're shopping for a used car, discontinued models could offer extra savings. A  handful of cars are canceled each year due to slow sales, regulatory hurdles or other complications. Two years ago, we predicted the casualties correctly in six… Read More

Recall Alert: Approximately 393,000 Ford and Lincoln Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on May 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 393,000 model-year 2011-13 Ford Taurus and Flex vehicles, model-year 2011-13 Lincoln MKS and MKT vehicles, model-year 2011-12 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans, and model-year 2011 Mercury Milan sedans. Only the following vehicles are affected: Ford Flex… Read More

2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car

By Jennifer Geiger on November 4, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 38,600 model-year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car sedans. The vehicles being recalled include certain 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria vehicles built at St. Thomas Assembly, March 23, 2004, to Aug. 30, 2011;… Read More