1998 Mercury Mystique

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6 reviews
Available Price Range $461-$2,669 Trims2 Combined MPG 23-29 Seats 5

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Now entering its fourth year on the market, the Mercury Mystique exists in automotive anonymity. A compact sedan that's a close replica of the Ford Contour, the Mystique competes against the cheapest versions of the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima as well as close-in-price domestic rivals such as the Pontiac Grand Am and Dodge Stratus. The Mystique is outsold by all those others. In fact, a... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

3.3 out of 5

Based on 6 reviews

Great Car!

by Contour Owner from Pennsylvania on May 8, 2010

For those you do not know, the Mystique is the Mercury Version of the Ford Contour. The platform had been original designed in Europe for the Ford Mondeo. . Unfortunately those of us in America don't ... Read Full Review

2 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 12 recalls for this car.

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