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Pros: The ride
Cons: only 4 speakers
Advice: Buy itThis is a great SUV. My wife and I test drove almost everything else in this class. We bought the Luxury 4x4 with sunroof, 6 CD changer, Leather and seat heaters. We added 20' rims.We live south of Yosimite where there is plenty of snow and it preforms like a champ.
Pros: general appearance
Cons: running boards to high making them almost useless for an adult
Advice: great painless national lease deal, take advantage of itgood looks, good performance,good price
Pros: The throttle response
Cons: The wheels, I went out and purchased some 5 spoke chrome wheels and it set the looks on fire.
Advice: My advice is buy it and buy some chrome wheels, you'll love it even more.I went for a test drive and in a couple of miles decided to buy it. I love the handling,comfort,throttle respose and defiently the style.I've owned explorers,a kia sportage,dodge ram,f-150,ranger and this by far is my favorite of all.
Pros: am/fm CD radio and driving comfort
Cons: lack of exterior temp,and no ash tray
Advice: test drive...then decideWell,After driving chrysler mini vans for 14 years I bought my wife a Mariner.She loves it! Interior detail is great,Exterior is very nice without the off road look of the Ford Escape.Runs great but could have a little more pep with the 6 cylinder.Ford employee pricing with $1,500 rebate was a purchase I coundn't resist.
Pros: the whole interior.
Cons: maybe a little noisy when first accel... but you would not mind great car.
Advice: you want a mid luxury suv buy the premier moonroofdrive it you will love it with all the premier features.
Pros: The enterior and low price! :)
Cons: The keyless entry keychain remote could be a bit more original! =)
Advice: Test drive and buy the MarinerWe were set on getting a Mazda Tribute or Ford escape, but my husband and I took one look at the very sleek and classy Mariner and we were hooked. The interior and exterior looks very expensive, but the Mariner isn't at all expensive. Definetly consider buying a Mariner. You get more quality and car for your money. :)
Pros: The Styling
Cons: The size of the seats, I'm a big man and the front seats are a little narrow
Advice: Test drive and then buy, you will love it.My wife just loves this little SUV. The V6 is very responsive and the interior makes you fell like your riding in high class luxury.