What's Wrong with the Mercury Mariner?

Mariner owners have made 157 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (22%), followed by the steering (18%) and the engine (15%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Mariner.

Comparing Mariner Generations

Watch out for the 1st generation's (2005–2007) 10.43 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Mariner 2008–2011
108 9.72
1st Gen Mariner 2005–2007
49 10.43

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The Worst Mariner Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.