Best Bet
  • (4.9) 9 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,268$10,532
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-25
  • Engine: 203-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD
2007 Mercury Montego

Our Take on the 2007 Mercury Montego

Our Take

Mercury's first all-new sedan in nearly two decades debuted as a 2005 model and gets a couple key features added for 2007: Traction control and side curtain and side-impact airbags. The Montego midsize premium sedan can be equipped with either front- or all-wheel drive. The all-wheel-drive s... 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
  • Standard traction control
  • Luxury and Premier models
  • Standard side curtain and side-impact airbags (fall 2006)

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.9

Average based on 9 reviews

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Sporting fun car

by Russ from Kansas on June 29, 2010

We purchased this car 2 months ago and fell in love with the first drive. I'd bought this for a replacement for my wife's Avalon, but after driving it home in pouring rain storm 150 miles, I enjoyed i... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Base

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
P
Driver Head and Neck
M
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
P
Overall Side
P
Rear Passenger Head Protection
A
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
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.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercury Montego Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There is currently 1 recall for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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