The 1st generation of the Monterey has a cumulative PainRank™ of 5.23. That can be compared against other Mercury generations. Shopping for a Mercury? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2004–2007 Monterey model years have sent in 27 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (59%) followed by the electrical (14%) and the interior (11%).