The 1st generation of the Mariner has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.43. That can be compared against other Mercury generations. Shopping for a Mercury? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2005–2007 Mariner model years have sent in 49 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (38%) followed by the engine (14%) and the windows (12%).