Mercury's full-sized SUV, the Mountaineer, was introduced in April 1996 as an early 1997 model.

Year-to-year changes[edit | edit source]

1997[edit | edit source]

The original Mountaineers came with only 4-speed automatic transmission, with either rear (4x2) or 4-wheel drive (4x4).

1998[edit | edit source]

For all Mountaineers, 5-speed automatic transmission became standard.

1999[edit | edit source]

Standard airbags, rear suspension and a warning system were introduced this model year.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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