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Mercury Milan: The Ultimate Family Sedan


Mercury Milan is one of the most economical sedans in its class. This stylish and sporty sedan is just like a corporate twin to Ford’s Fusion. It appeals to budget-minded shoppers who want both a classic family car and a comfortable, stylish modern car to “cruise” on it on the highways. The likes of Milan include Toyota Camry, Toyota Malibu, Honda Accord, Mazda Mazda6 and Nissan Altime. So if you are looking for the best alternatives to Milan, then the aforementioned sedans may be your choice.

Mercury Milan Hybrid

Mercury Milan History

It was introduced in 2006, it duplicated most of the other Mercury brands, but it had somewhat different structure and design in its details and trims. It also featured much of Ford’s Fusion aesthetics in its safety technology, architecture and Drivetrain specifications. Its “waterfall” grille is stroked vertically just like in most Ford’s sedans rather than horizontally as in other Mercury sedans. It also has LED tail lamps, different rear fascia and satin-finish bright-work inside and out. This Mercury brand provides nimble handling and ample interior space which can accommodate up to five passengers. It beats the Ford’s fusion with its appearance and standard hi-tech features.

Mercury Milan Interior

Milan might not be the first option that comes into your mind when it comes to family sedans. However, it still enjoys a lot of reputation, especially from those who have tested its driving power and interior design. Its sporty design is an upscale as compared to other models in its class. Milan has no many variants like other cats but major improvements are always made to the car models each year. The latest model of Mercury Milan is featured by a standard engine of 160 horse power 2-3 liter four-cylinder engine. The 5-speed manual was the main feature of the early models but the latest model features a 6-speed automatic system.

This Mercury’s model has two trim levels: primer and base. Contingent on the 16-inch wheels, the base model also has specifications such as a split-folding rear seat, an MP3-compatible CD stereo, cruise control, keyless entry, full power accessories, a six-way power driver seat and air conditioning. All Milan’s models released after 2007 has standardized features which include Antilock brakes, full-length side curtain airbags and front seat-mounted side airbags. The stability control unit was introduced in 2009. The premier model also has its own top drawer features. They include leather upholstery, 17-inch wheels and dual-zone automatic climate control. There are other major optional specs which range from a 12-speaker Sony sound system, upgraded navigation system sunroof and an upgraded audio system.

Mercury Milan Rear

To be precise and fair, on average, this sedan has reliable driving capabilities which are much better than most mid-sized sporty sedans. However, it has less finesse than what most buyers would have expected from it, instead, it has a course 4-cylinder engine. Also the steering doesn’t give much of the road feel. While its interior aesthetics remain cool, straightforward and simple, most of its arch rivals’ interiors are featured by trendiest on-board features. Nonetheless, many people appreciate the lack of clutter. The back seat space is ample making this an ultimate family sedan. To wind up, on an overall, among all of its counterparts, Milan is considered more reliable with proven longevity.

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