The 2007 Mercury Montego, not to be left behind in incorporating technology with vehicle manufacturing, ups its game on the audio and entertainment systems and the power driven features. This plus-size sedan feels roomy, giving occupants an opportunity to feel comfortable inside, which makes it a good vehicle for daily use and comfortable for long hours in traffic.
Body Styles: sedan
Engines: 3.0-liter V-6
Transmissions: six-speed automatic, continuously variable transmission (CVT)
Models: Mercury Montego Sedan
The 2007 Mercury Montego comes onto the market with attractive features, including traction control and side airbags for the driver and front-passenger seats. It also upgrades the entertainment system by incorporating a satellite radio. Some power features, like a power-operated driver’s seat, aid comfort. The Montego also lengthens the list of options with more paint colors available and fancier wheels.
The Mercury Montego provides a front-drive sedan with a defogger on the rear window and intermittent wipers. The 2007 Mercury Montego presents a stately picture standing on 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with P215/60R17 all-season tires as standard features.
This big sedan measures 74.5 inches wide, 61.5 inches tall, 200.4 inches long, and sits on a 112.9-inch wheelbase. The fenders, mirrors, and door handles all come in the same color as the body and in the current edition more color variations provide options.
The interior of the 2007 Montego comes upholstered in premium cloth with a sprinkling of leather on the gear shift handle and the steering wheel, while the parts of the interior cabin such as the center console and the dashboard feature fabricated wood finish that looks quite stylish. Storage space appears in the overhead console, the front console, the pockets on the front and rear doors, and the pocket on the front seatback. Cargo room in the trunk totals 21.2 cubic feet.
The 2007 Mercury Montego also has cup holders in the front and in the rear, while the front cabin provides reading lights for added convenience. The interior electrochromatic rear-view mirror incorporates safer driving technology, and the driver and front passenger both get illuminating mirrors, while the dashboard incorporates an AM/FM radio with a CD player.
The driver’s height-adjustable seat has six-way power settings and manual settings for back support. The passenger in the front gets a two-way power-adjustable seat that can collapse forward and to provide a flat table for the driver.
The interior dimensions of the 2007 Mercury Montego provide 41.3 inches of legroom, 39.4 inches of headroom, 53.7 inches of hip room, and 57.8 inches of shoulder room. The rear seats include a folding center armrest, and its dimensions include 41.3 inches of legroom, 38.7 inches of headroom, 53.7 inches of hip room, and 57.6 inches of shoulder room. The Montego comes fitted with several power accessories including power door locks, power windows, and power steering with cruise and audio controls mounted on the tilt-adjustable steering wheel.
Performance & Handling
The standard engine, a 3.0-liter, DOHC V-6, generates 203 hp at 5750 rpm and 207 lb-ft of torque at 4500 rpm. The 2007 Mercury Montego comes fitted with a MacPherson strut suspension, a front and rear stabilizer bar, a multi-link rear suspension, and four-wheel independent suspension.
Additional handling features for pre-impact and stopping technology include the four-wheel anti-lock braking system, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, and ventilated disc brakes in the front and solid disc brakes in the rear.
Post-impact safety systems include head airbags in the front and rear, with side airbags mounted in the front as well. The front includes an occupant-sensing deactivation system for the front-passenger airbag to protect a child or a person of small stature from launching airbag injuries. The headrests in the 2007 Mercury Montego are all height adjustable to protect occupants from whiplash in case of an impact.
For day-to-day safety, the 2007 Montego comes fitted with anchors for a child’s seat in the rear, while the rear doors come fitted with child safety locks. The Montego also includes a remote anti-theft alarm system, an engine immobilizer, and an emergency trunk release lever. For safer driving fog lights and xenon HID headlamps improve visibility.
EPA Fuel Economy
Mercury Montego Sedan: 21/29 mpg city/highway
Mercury Montego Sedan (CVT): 19/25 mpg city/highway
- Safety features
- Powerful suspension system
- Roomy interior
You Won't Like
- Little entertainment technology
A sedan for every-day traffic maneuvers with prioritized safety.
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