(3.6) 12 reviews
MSRP: $1,096$6,856
Body Style: Wagon
Combined MPG: 19
Engine: 201-hp, 4.2-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2004 Mercury Monterey

Our Take on the 2004 Mercury Monterey

Our Take

Mercury offered a minivan starting in 1993, but the Villager, which was closely related to the Nissan Quest, disappeared during the 2002 model year. For 2004, Mercury has a brand-new front-wheel-drive minivan ready for its dealerships, and this one is totally unrelated to Nissan’s new Quest... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior ergonomics
  • Fuel economy in city
  • Ride comfort in city

Notable Features

  • 201-hp V-6
  • Folding third-row seat
  • Three-row side-curtain airbags
  • Available forward and reverse sensing system


Our Expert Reviews

Minivan shoppers used to have a real choice between Ford and Lincoln-Mercury dealerships -- the standard-size Ford Windstar or the more petite Mercury Villager, which shared its underpinnings and most of its sheet metal with the old Nissan Quest. After the Mercury-Nissan partnership dissolved, the Japanese automaker created a larger, more radical update of the Quest, rolling out its edgy... Read full review for the 2004 Mercury Monterey

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 12 reviews

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Nice van, that came very well equipped.

by Mister Ed from Denver, Colorado on April 14, 2011

I bought my 2004 Monterey used. I was going to buy a new van but somebody traded this van in at a Toyota dealer with 3K miles on it! When taking delivery, even their salesman was impressed with the fe... Read Full Review

3 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


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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

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