New or Significantly Altered Models

2005 Mercury Mariner
All-new model for Mercury. The Mariner is based on the Escape/Tribute. Like the Escape, it is available with a 2.3L 4-cylinder and 3.0L V6 engines in either FWD or 4WD with a 4-speed automatic.
2005 Mercury Montego
New large-midsize sedan model to replace the Sable. Montego, is based on a platform derived from Volvo. Both FWD and AWD versions are offered. A continuously variable transmission is standard, with a 6-speed automatic an option. The Montego is produced in Chicago alongside the Ford Five Hundred and Freestyle.

Mostly Unchanged

2005 Mercury Grand Marquis
Minor interior updates.
2005 Mercury Monterey
Option package changes.
2005 Mercury Mountaineer
AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability ControlTM is now standard. Redesigned roof rack.
2005 Mercury Sable Sedan
Minor option package changes
2005 Mercury Sable Wagon


2004 Mercury Marauder