2005-11 Mercury Mariner

Mariners are Best Buy compact SUVs: solid, spacious, practical, and pleasant to drive. Keen pricing makes them a high-value alternative to larger truck-based SUVs that use more gas and aren't [...]

2004-07 Mercury Monterey

Monterey, like Freestar, offers laudable safety features, but is otherwise outclassed by newer-design rivals. In particular, contemporary Dodge Caravans, Honda Odysseys and Toyota Siennas all [...]

1990-94 Mercury Topaz

Frankly, the Topaz has no outstanding features and lacks the refinement and overall polish of import rivals like the Nissan Stanza, Mazda 626, Subaru Legacy, and even the Chevy Corsica and Beretta...

2006-11 Mercury Milan

Milan and Fusion both earn Recommended ratings, against the Accord and Camry. They match those perennial class leaders for roominess and road manners, if not engine refinement and cabin design. [...]

1990-95 Mercury Sable

The Mercury Sable and Ford Taurus, the best-selling sedan in the country for over four years, have remained popular with the buying public because they continue to represent a good value when [...]

1991-96 Mercury Tracer

Our favorite Tracer is the LTS, which offers more-spirited acceleration with its dual-cam Mazda engine, plus improved handling and performance, thanks to the upgraded suspension package. Also [...]

2008-09 Mercury Sable

Like the Taurus versus Five Hundred at Ford, Sable versus Montego at Mercury offers stronger performance with greater refinement. Sable provides good dynamic operation along with a spacious [...]