Specs

Research 1998 Mercury Mountaineer specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr 112" WB

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.02
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650

Engine

Engine Order Code 99E
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/302
Displacement 4.0L/245
Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 4200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 288 @ 3300
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99P

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5
Height, Overall (in) 70.5
Length, Overall (in) 190.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 144.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0

Summary

Body Style 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer
Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.80
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear Computer-Selected
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/70R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T7R
Front Tire Order Code T7H
Rear Tire Order Code T7R
Rear Tire Order Code T7H
Spare Tire Order Code T7R
Spare Tire Order Code T7H
Front Tire Size P235/75R15

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5860
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 879

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44D
Trans Order Code 44U
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4312
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4102

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Chrome
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Front Wheel Material Aluminum

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