Best Bet
(4.5) 15 reviews
MSRP: $1,423$9,019
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 23-25
Engine: 203-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 2-speed CVT w/OD
2005 Mercury Montego

Our Take on the 2005 Mercury Montego

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • FWD or AWD
  • CVT
  • Duratec 3.0-liter V-6
  • Luxury and Premier models
  • European-inspired chassis


Our Expert Reviews

At a time of general excellence in automotive design and construction, when even cheap cars so easily vault buyer expectations, it is a rare and perverse pleasure to find a car as certifiably doggy as the Mercury Montego.A car whose lack of charisma is so dense no light can escape its surface, the Montego is the Mercury Division's upscale twin to the Ford Five Hundred sedan, though the Mon... Read full review for the 2005 Mercury Montego

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Best car I've ever owned...Paul in Napa

by drhealth from Napa, CA on August 21, 2011

No problems with this car. Excellent fuel economy. Huge interior with clever seats; swallows up up to a 14 ft. ladder by folding rear and front passenger seat backs. All wheel drive is awesome yet uno... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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