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2010 Mercury Mountaineer

2010 Toyota 4Runner

  2010 Mercury Mountaineer RWD 4-door V6 Premier Angular Front Exterior View 2010 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 4-door V6 SR5 (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$29,480
$27,500
Invoice $27,626 $25,025
MPG
City/Highway
13/20 17/23
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2010 Mercury Mountaineer is just a dressed-up Ford Explorer, though its styling is a better match for family duty. Read Full Review The 2010 Toyota 4Runner is a brawny “true truck” worth serious consideration if tough off-roading capability for regular trail driving is one of your requirements—and it won’t sacrifice comfort the rest of the time. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Dressed-up interior
  • Available power-folding third-row seat
  • Optional Sirius Travel Link

Dislikes:

  • Coarse V-6 engine
  • Ride isn’t as comfortable as some competitors
  • Very dated exterior styling

Likes:

  • Responsive V-6 powertrain
  • Good steering and visibility compared to other trucks
  • Straightforward yet stylish instrument panel
  • Rugged, nicely detailed exterior
  • Helpful off-road electronics in Trail model

Dislikes:

  • Busy ride (except vehicles with KDSS)
  • Third-row space and access are limited
  • Tow rating only 2,000 pounds with 4-cylinder
  • Nearly as heavy as a full-size ute
  • Pricey in off-road guise
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