2010 Mercury Milan

2010 Mercury Milan is launched with a fresh look with an immense power. It has made its first appearance as a hybrid (gas/electric) model in the market. It has a terrific performance with its automatic transmission and has impressive handling. It drives very smoothly with lesser fuel consumption on its hybrids. But it has some issues with the noisy 4-cylinder engine and doesn’t have enough acceleration power either on its hybrid models.

Milan is a medium sized vehicle that has similar design as that of finest Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion. It returns its spruces in premium and base editions, both having front-wheel drive. While the V6 powered premium models have an AWD. The powertrains are taken from the Mariner compacted SUV. The front-wheel drive versions have added new 2.5 liter capacity with 4-cylinder engine producing 175 horsepower replaced with the previous 2.3 liter capacity with 4-cylinder engine producing 160 horsepower. Another change is made in the models that had 3 liter capacity with V6 engine producing 221 horsepower with the new 3 liter capacity V6 engine generating 240 horsepower that can run on E85 ethanol fuel. This spec is optional for the premium front-wheel drive sedans.

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The 4-cylinder engines available in 2010 Mercury Milan have both manual and automatic transmissions of 6-speed, where as the automatic 6-speed is offered for the V6 versions. Hybrid cars include 2.5 liter capacity gas 4-cylinder engine generating 191 horsepower by an electric motor. They can utilize both of the fuel sources to stabilize the fuel consumption and speed. It requires no plug-in to get charged. It has CVT- continuously variable transmission that acts similar to the automatic.

The safety features added in 2010 Mercury Milan are antiskid system, traction control, ABS and airbags for front-side and curtain-side. The optional features include Sync voice-stimulated system for MP3 players and mobiles along with navigation system. The latest add-on is the blind-spot vigilant system. It also has a Cross Traffic Alert system that alerts the driver in case of reverse traffic approaching the car.

The vehicles are rated into 18 classes by Consumer Guide Automotive based on the basis of their market grade, cost and size. In USA, middle sized cars are most favored and usually are affordable family coupes or sedans having a traditional design.

The best sedans for a purchase are Honda Accord coupe, Honda Accord sedan, Mercury Milan, Mazda 6, Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Malibu. The recommended ones are Toyota Camry, Subaru Outback, Subaru Legacy and Kia Rondo. The newest or the extensively reshaped models in this category are Suzuki Kizashi, Nissan Altima, Mercury Milan, Chrysler Sebring, Honda Accord Crosstour, Subaru Outback, Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry, Subaru Legacy and Ford Fusion. For 2010, new hybrid entrants are and Mercury Milan and Ford Fusion.

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