• (3.4) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,222$2,222
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23-29
  • Engine: 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1998 Mercury Mystique


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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 f... Read full review for the 1998 Mercury Mystique

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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

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 11 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.