2006 Mercury Montego

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Available Price Range $2,319-$9,183 Trims4 Combined MPG 22-25 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2006 Mercury Montego

Our Take

Mercury's first all-new sedan in nearly two decades debuted as a 2005 model. The Montego midsize premium sedan can be equipped with either front- or all-wheel drive. The all-wheel-drive system... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Engine noise on hard acceleration with CVT
  • Lack of gears in CVT may bother some drivers

Notable Features

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


Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 12 reviews

FoMoCo's Very Pleasant surprise! Healthy!

by DrHealth from Napa, California on May 15, 2006

Expecting safety I was shocked by this first new big car from Ford in 20 years. Huge interior, luxurious comfortable seats at "butt level" and gigantic trunk yet nimble exterior, flexible seating ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Luxury

Head Restraints and Seats

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Luxury

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
Overall Rear
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2006 Mercury Montego.

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