Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Compare: 2008 Mercury Mariner vs 2009 Chevrolet Equinox

Add a Car
 

2008 Mercury Mariner

2009 Chevrolet Equinox

  2008 Mercury Mariner 2009 Chevrolet Equinox Sport
MSRP
$21,540
$24,315
Invoice $19,215 $22,977
MPG
City/Highway
17/30 16/24
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Mercury Mariner is the nicest Ford Escape you can buy, but it remains a midpack performer in the crowded compact SUV/crossover class. Read Full Review With mediocre handling and fuel economy, the 2009 Chevrolet Equinox isn’t that appealing, but it still offers superior cabin space. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Richer look than Ford Escape
  • New two-tier instrument panel
  • Blue interior lighting
  • More refined than earlier versions
  • Value

Dislikes:

  • Uninspiring driving character
  • Not as refined as some competitors
  • Lusterless engines

Likes:

  • Spacious second-row seating
  • Good crash-test scores
  • Equinox Sport’s perkier V-6

Dislikes:

  • Quality of the interior
  • Questionable handling
  • Coarse standard engine
  • Lackluster fuel economy figures
Crash Test Ratings
Frontal Driver:
Frontal Passenger:
Side Driver:
Side Rear Passenger:
NHTSA Rollover Rating:
Frontal Driver:
Frontal Passenger:
Side Driver:
Side Rear Passenger:
NHTSA Rollover Rating:
  Read the full review Read the full review
 

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.