2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

At a Glance

Pricing $21,380 - $29,225
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.3l I4, 2.3l I4 HEV, 3.0l V6
Transmissions A4, CVT
Fuel Economy 19-33 (city), 23-29 (highway)

The Mercury Mariner is a Ford Escape with more stylish appointments and only minor differences equipment. Mariner offers a combination of nimble handling, comfortable ride, and an optional 3.0L V-6 for decent performance. The standard 2.3L I-4 is available with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic. Only the 4-speed automatic is available with the V-6. For 2006, the Mariner gains a hybrid powertrain model. By alternately running off batteries and the gasoline engine, the Mariner Hybrid boasts a 36 mpg rating in city driving.

What Changed:

A gasoline/electric hybrid version of the Mariner appears. It mates a 133hp 4-cylinder engine to an electric motor and CVT transmission. The Mariner hybrid can operate fully on electric power.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
Mariner Convenience 2.3l I4 (153-bhp) A4 FWD $21,380
Mariner Convenience 2.3l I4 (153-bhp) A4 AWD $23,130
Mariner Luxury, Premier 3.0l V6 (200-bhp) A4 FWD $23,285
Mariner Luxury, Premier 3.0l V6 (200-bhp) A4 AWD $25,035
Mariner 2.3l I4 HEV (133-bhp) CVT AWD $29,225