She's a really party car in her old age. I love the amount of people she can transport as well. Drive from Ontario to British Columbia and back without any problem. General Comments: I had three Villagers 93, 95, and right now, a 97. And even at speeds of 70 mph and up, the Villager is suprisingly and impressively quiet. I came to college, and needed something to transport me short distances. Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 1997 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 3.
Black Betty was our main transportation vehicle for getting to parties. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Engine and transmission goes forever. I once picked up two friends who were vomiting on the side of the road. I love the digital dash display. Door latches especially side door.
Reliable, easy, low maintenance vehicle. For '97, the Villager has added such safety features as dual airbags and a childproof sliding-door lock, optional anti-lock brakes and optional integrated child safety seats. Hard to find one with major problems. This is typically measured in liters 3. That is, a minivan's kid- and cargo-hauling capacity is only one of many consider-ations pondered by today's minvan buyers. I like how the tail lights give it a luxury van look with the attractive light bar across the back.
It seems that the photo sensor, in the distributor had caused the problem. It is a very pretty color. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Some electrical problems due to poor Ford quality. It feels like driving a car. I have decided to live without.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Even though the design is five years old, it's aged well, and the Nautica treatment lends a distinctive and attractive touch. Muffler is beginning to get noisy. And for the globally-minded, the info center can convert everything to metric. You have to turn the key with one hand while lifting the gate with the other.
Suspension Type - Front Data Unavailable Suspension Type - Front Cont. On that front, the Villager bats one-for-two: The side door—which comes with a childproof lock—slides open very easily, with just one hand. One feature we really liked was the separate rear-seat climate control and stereo control switches—complete with two headphone jacks—built into the modular armrest to the left of the second-row captain's chair. But I have turned the van off and restarted, and none of the lights come back on. I would reccomend going to auto zone for a free check up or visit the dealer for a 100 average check up. Introduced in 1992 as a '93 model, the Villager offers the smooth, quiet ride and road-responsiveness of a sedan. Failed to get data, please try again.
When I purchased it, the seats in the front were all ripped up so I had to purchase seat covers. General Comments: The engine and transmission are very smooth and I have never had a problem with them. Our Take on the 1997 Mercury Villager It was time for the pilgrimage, the mandatory trip to the American Mecca: Disneyland. Middle seat is a real pain to take out. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. Expensive to repair and the problem appears again. The dealership had ours for almost 2 months for the same engine light trouble, they got it to go off, only to have it come back on while on our way back home 35 miles away. Everyone wanted to drive her because she was the coolest of the cool. Seat belt mechanism a problem.