After purchasing this vehicle there seemed to be no mechanical issues. The second generation ran from 1991 to 1996 and offered larger engines and less body styles. The trunk is not extremely spacious but will fit any roadside equipment needed without sacrificing space for other items. This car gets approximately 30 mpg. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
The biggest con to this car is the frequent issue of door handles not working properly. All three generations of the Tracer were based on variations of the. Throughout its production, the Tracer resembled the Ford Escort; this is because Mercury is a division of the Ford Motor Company and many of its cars were rebadged versions of Ford's models, including the Mystique, which resembled the Ford Contour. The would serve as a common replacement for both the Ford Escort and the Mercury Tracer. A 5-speed manual was standard, with a 3-speed automatic offered as an option. The timing belt is not interference.
It doesn't have any blind spots and surrounding traffic and environment is easily seen from all windows. This car gets approximately 30 mpg. The size of this car was just perfect for what I needed. Firstly, it's not the best car out there. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. The second generation was also the last time the Tracer was offered as a 3-door hatchback. For 1999, 23,146 examples were sold.
This car also has several built in safety features: the key lock, and air bags, seat belts are a given. The replacement for the -derived , the first generation of the Tracer was a modified version of the Asia-Pacific market , itself a variant of the. For 1991, the Tracer was styled with a body-color front grille, replaced by a light-bar grille for 1992 in line with the Topaz and Sable ; for 1996, Tracer sedans received revised taillamps. The 5-door styles from previous models were downgraded to 4-door sedans and station wagons. During its production, the second-generation Tracer saw few external changes. I am able to handle this. Gas mileage is above average for this time period of the '90s boasting 31 mpg in the city and nearly 40 mpg on the highway.
TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. This car has endured well. Due to age, and previous miles this car has needed some replacements, however it has not been very often, and the parts are reasonable. In an extreme case you could take a quality leather belt and fit it around the gears to attempt to put-put into the nearest town if you find yourself stranded. It has almost 200,000 miles on it and is still going, with minimal repairs. I did not have this vehicle more than a month 100,000 miles and the black trim around the car started peeling.
Throughout its production, the Tracer was marketed as a hatchback, four-door sedan, and five-door station wagon. For Canadian-market examples, a 71-hp carbureted engine was offered, with an 84-hp fuel-injected engine offered in the United States. Following the 1999 model year, the Tracer was withdrawn along with the Escort station wagon. Every so often it would snap a spring or something and not open until the door was torn apart and the handles reset. If you are taller than 5 ft, this car is cramped. The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. While sharing almost no body panels with its Mazda counterpart, the Tracer differed little from the Escort, with the latter distinguished largely by amber turn signal lenses. It still has hot heat in the winter. They are poorly made, and the armrest are known to rip off. The Tracer station wagon carried over much of the second-generation bodyshell, with updates limited to the front fascia, sideview mirrors, door handles, badging, and dashboard. While the model line was not directly replaced, its Ford Escort counterpart was replaced by the.
The trunk is not extremely spacious but will fit any roadside equipment needed without sacrificing space for other items. Gas mileage is above average for this time period of the '90s boasting 31 mpg in the city and nearly 40 mpg on the highway. Although snug, this car could seat all of my family, which is two adults, mid teenager, and two smaller children who did not need car seats. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. With a production run of 11 years, the Mercury Tracer was recognized by IntelliChoice and given the Best Overall Value of the Year Award in 1995. My kids managed to break both arm rests of the front seat. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
Three-door hatchbacks for the United States were assembled by Mazda in ; five-door hatchbacks and station wagons were assembled by Ford in Mexico by. From 1991 to 1994, a 127-hp 1. It is small enough that as a passenger, if needed I could reach the steering wheel and redirect the car until he was able to control it himself. This is the third ford product I bought in this age group that everything on one corner of the car was rusting out. The exterior was more aerodynamic thanks to the sloping frontend, and alloy wheels were given to the upscale model. I bought this vehicle used as a work vehicle for me. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter.