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2009 Mercury Mariner

2008 Hyundai Tucson

  2009 Mercury Mariner 2008 Hyundai Tucson
MSRP
$22,650
$17,235
Invoice $21,082 $16,709
MPG
City/Highway
17/31 17/25
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Mercury Mariner is an attractive and capable compact SUV, now with vastly improved performance. Read Full Review The 2008 Hyundai Tucson no longer stands out in its class for performance or safety, but it’s still a great value. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Improved mileage and power
  • complete safety package
  • Cutting-edge infotainment

Dislikes:

  • Rear-seat comfort
  • Complex process for folding rear seat
  • Not as refined as some competitors

Likes:

  • All-wheel-drive system has a center diff lock
  • Roomy back-seat for two
  • Base model is a very strong value

Dislikes:

  • Styling is starting to look dated
  • Neither engine is especially frisky or frugal
  • Mushy handling doesn’t inspire confidence
  • Ride can be pitchy
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