Identifiable by its its waterfall grille, aluminum-finish trim, and funky taillights the Mountaineer is an Explorer with more overt styling. This mid-sized SUV is available in rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. Engine choices include a 210hp V6 mated to a 5-speed automatic and a 292hp V8 with six-speed automatic. The six-speed automatic is somewhat uncommon in this segment. The Mountaineer offers some other standout features like integrated power-operated running boards, and power-operated fold-flat 3rd row seats. For those concerned with safety, Mountaineer offers a number of standard safety features. A standard roll-stability control system aims to keep the SUV body from tipping over in extreme maneuvers.
|Model/Trim/Package ||Engine || || ||Original MSRP
|Mountaineer ||4.0l V6 (210-bhp) ||A5 ||RWD ||$27,225|
|Mountaineer ||4.0l V6 (210-bhp) ||A5 ||AWD ||$29,545|
|Mountaineer Premier ||4.0l V6 (210-bhp) ||A5 ||RWD ||$29,925|
|Mountaineer Premier ||4.6l V8 (292-bhp) ||A6 ||RWD ||$31,235|
|Mountaineer Premier ||4.0l V6 (210-bhp) ||A5 ||AWD ||$32,245|
|Mountaineer Premier ||4.6l V8 (292-bhp) ||A6 ||AWD ||$33,555|