Archive for January, 2007
Rendezvous loses its optional V6 engine and available all-wheel drive for 2007, which Buick says is this vehicle’s final model year.
Mercury says 2007 is the last model year for its slow-selling minivan. Monterey is a retrimmed Ford Freestar with a 201-hp V6, 4-speed automatic transmission, standard ABS, and three-row seating for seven. Traction/antiskid control is available. Standard equipment includes front side and curtain side airbags covering all rows. Second-row seats are either twin flip/fold buckets or a no-cost two-place bench. A 3rd-row bench seat folds into the floor and also flips backward for use beneath an open liftgate. Front and rear obstacle detection is standard. A power liftgate is optional, as are DVD entertainment and heated/cooled front seats. Monterey’s performance and accommodations mirror those of similarly equipped Freestars.