• (4.0) 3 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,493$2,785
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 32
  • Engine: 110-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Mercury Tracer


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Better-looking, better-driving, a better all-around car, the Mercury Tracer comes to us for '97 as a bona fide addition to the "much-improved" category. Along with its sister ship, the highly popular Ford Escort, the Tracer shows how much can be done with just a little, and at a bargain-basement price. The bottom line is especially attractive considering its slightly upgraded Mercury d... Read full review for the 1997 Mercury Tracer

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It is what it is. And that's pretty good

by Greg from Spokane WA. on January 14, 2009

Remember that im talking about a 4cdr/2.0ltr motor in this review. Ive owned this car for 11/mo and got it with 150k miles. The interior is very basic and not much for personal convienience (ie. cup h... Read Full Review

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