11/08/2000 – 2001 Mercury – Mountaineer – Major Product Changes


Source: Ford Motor Company.

Major Product Changes







OVERVIEW


Mountaineer continues to provide a taste of luxury, comfort and convenience. The 2001 model year builds the momentum and improves the value for Mountaineer.








NEW SAFETY EQUIPMENT


  • Child safety seat tether anchor








FEATURE VEHICLES


  • The successful Monterey and Premier Feature Vehicles will continue for the 2001 model year


MAJOR STANDARD EQUIPMENT
























































































































EXTERIOR

BLACK-OUT TREATMENT _ B-Pillar

BUMPERS _ Painted, color keyed with lower accent color, front/rear

DOOR HANDLES _ Body color, integrated

FOG LAMPS _ Front valence integrated

GLASS _ Solar tinted windshield and front door windows

Privacy glass – rear quarter, rear door and liftgate windows

GRILLE _ Bright "waterfall" with center Mercury logo

HEADLIGHTS _ Complex reflector

LIFTGATE _ One piece, hinged at top, with flip-open rear window, paddle-type liftgate handle

LUGGAGE RACK

MIRRORS _ Dual power, fold-away outside

MOLDINGS _ Medium Platinum bodyside "Mountaineer" nomenclature

Rear, chromed appearance for "Mercury" and "Mountaineer" nomenclature

PAINT TREATMENT _ Tu-tone with Medium Platinum lower accent color only

RUNNING BOARDS

STOP LIGHT _ Center, high mounted, LED

TAILLAMPS _ Tri-color

WHEELS _ Cast aluminum deep dish with Mercury Flying "M" center trim logo (bright)

WIPERS, SPEED-SENSITIVE INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD

WIPER/WASHER/DEFROSTER _ Rear window, dual intermittent wipe feature

INTERIOR

AIR BAGS _ Second generation dual

AIR CONDITIONING _ Manual, CFC free, rotary controls

CARGO COVER _ Retractable

CARPET _ Color keyed, full length

CHILD SAFETY SEAT TETHER ANCHOR _ Located in center of rear cargo area for center second row seat position

CIGARETTE LIGHTER _ Black

COAT HOOKS _ Color keyed (2)

CONSOLE _ Dual cupholders (in front), armrest, storage bin, rear cupholders

DOME/MAP LIGHT, FRONT _ With LH/RH door reflectors and liftgate courtesy switches

Cargo area dome light

DOOR TRIM PANELS _ Color keyed vinyl insert, carpeted lower portion with map pockets in front door and front reflectors

FLOOR MATS _ Front and rear with reversible cargo mat

GLOVE BOX _ Color keyed latch

GRAB HANDLES _ Three

HEADLINER _ Color keyed, molded cloth

HEATER/DEFROSTER _ With flow-through ventilation

HOOD RELEASE _ Inside

HORN _ Dual note

INSTRUMENT PANEL _ Color keyed, full width pad, side window demisters, air registers, color keyed appliqué

INSTRUMENTATION _ Includes fuel, temperature, voltmeter and oil pressure gauge cluster with warning lights, analog speedometer, trip odometer and tachometer

KEY _ Plastic head, single entry/ignition with key coded passive anti-theft system (SecuriLock™)

LIFTGATE POWER LOCK/UNLOCK BUTTON _ Unlocks interior doors from cargo area

LOAD FLOOR TIE-DOWN HOOKS _ Four

LOCK, REAR DOORS _ Childproof safety lockout switch

MIRROR, REARVIEW _ Day/night manual

MOLDINGS/TRIM PANELS _ Color keyed A-pillar, B-pillar, cowl side, rear quarter panel and liftgate

POWER EQUIPMENT _ Includes: power windows/door locks with illuminated controls, one-touch-down feature for driver’s window, dual power outside mirrors, and power window/moonroof accessory delay feature (10 minutes)

POWER POINTS _ 12-Volt (in addition to the cigar lighter)

RADIO _ AM/FM stereo/cassette with digital clock

SAFETY BELTS _ Adjustable height front shoulder belts

SCUFF PLATES _ Color keyed with "Mercury" logo, plastic, all doors and liftgate

SEATS _ Premium cloth captain’s chairs with integral leather "Mountaineer" nomenclature sewn into seat back

Rear split folding seat with head restraints (60/40)

SPEED CONTROL _ Fingertip, includes tap-up/tap-down feature

VISORS _ Dual illuminated vanity mirrors

WHEEL, TILT _ Black leather wrapped steering

WARNING CHIMES _ Headlamps-on, key-in-ignition and safety belt











































































































































FUNCTIONAL


4X2


4X4


AWD

ALTERNATOR


95-Amp


95-Amp


95-Amp

AXLE, FRONT


2710#


2850#


2850#

AXLE, REAR


3200#


3200#


3200#

AXLE, REAR RATIO


3.55


3.55


3.73

BATTERY _ Maintenance free


72-Amp hr (650 CCA)


72-Amp hr (650 CCA)


72-Amp hr (650 CCA)

BATTERY SAVER _ Turns off dome and puddle lamps after 45 minutes


Std.


Std.


Std.

BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK SYSTEM


Std.


Std.


Std.

BRAKES _ With 4-wheel disc, antilock brake system (ABS)


Power


Power


Power

EMISSIONS _ Low emissions vehicle


Std.


Std.


Std.

ENGINE


4.0L SOHC V6


4.0L SOHC V6


5.0L OHV V8

FUEL TANK


21.0 gal.


21.0 gal.


21.0 gal.

HOOD-ASSISTED GAS CYLINDERS


Std.


Std.


Std.

PARKING BRAKE _ Soft release


Std.


Std.


Std.

SHOCK ABSORBERS


HD gas charged


HD gas charged


HD gas charged

SOUND INSULATION _ Hood and I/P


Std.


Std.


Std.

SPRINGS, FRONT


2510#


2710#


2710#

SPRINGS, REAR


2900#


2950#


3000#

STABILIZER BARS


Front/Rear


Front/Rear


Front/Rear

STEERING _ Power Rack and Pinion


Std.


Std.


Std.

SUPER-COOLING, ENGINE


Std.


Std.


Std.

TIRES _ P235/75R15 All-Terrain


Std.


Std.


_

P235/75R15 OWL All-Terrain


_


_


Std.

TIRE, SPARE _ Underbody mounted steel wheel (15×6)


Std.


Std.


Std.

TRANSMISSION _ 5-Speed electronic automatic overdrive w/lockout switch


Std.


Std.


_

4-Speed electronic automatic overdrive w/lockout switch


_


_


Std.

TRANSFER CASE


_


Control-Trac 4WD


Full time AWD



SERIES/OPTIONS






























































































































































































































































































SERIES CODE

 

4-Door

 

BODY CODE – 4X2


U66


_

 

4X4


U76


_

 

AWD


_


U86


REMARKS/RESTRICTIONS


WHEELBASE


112″


X


X

 
 

CODE

     

MAJOR STANDARD EQUIPMENT


MAJOR STANDARD EQUIPMENT

       

4.0L V6 SOHC/5-Speed Auto. O/D

 

S



4×2 and 4×4 only.


P235/75R15 All-Terrain Tires

 

S



Not available with V8 engine.


Air Conditioning, Front

 

S


S

 

60/40 Split Fold Rear Seat

 

S


S

 

Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

 

S


S

 

Cargo Cover, Retractable

 

S


S

 

Cloth Captain’s Chairs

 

S


S

 

Driver and Front Passenger Airbags

 

S


S

 

Fingertip Speed Control

 

S


S

 

Floor Console

 

S


S

 

Floor Mats and Reversible Cargo Mat

 

S


S

 

Fog Lamps

 

S


S

 

Tilt Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel

 

S


S

 

Power Windows/Locks/Mirrors

 

S


S

 

Privacy Glass

 

S


S

 

Rack, Luggage

 

S


S

 

Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/Cassette

 

S


S


Includes 4 premium speakers.


Rear Window Intermittent Washer/Wiper/Defrost



 


 


S



S



 


Running Boards

 

S


S

 

SecuriLock™ Passive Anti-Theft System

 

S


S

 

Tu-tone Paint Treatment

 

S


S

 

Wheels, 15″ Cast Aluminum Deep Dish

 

S


S

 

5.0L V8 OHV 4-Speed/Auto Transmission O/D



 


 




S



Includes V8 fender badges.


3.73 Limited Slip Axle w/Trailer Tow

 


S


Includes wire harness and heavy duty flasher. Included with V8 engine.


P235/75R15 OWL All-Terrain Tires

 


S


Included with V8 engine.


AVAILABLE OPTION GROUPS


GROUPS

       

Convenience Group


66A


0


0

 

Cloth Sport Bucket Seats (w/6-Way Power Driver’s Seat and Dual Manual Lumbar Supports)



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Remote Keyless Entry

     

Includes 2 remote transmitters with panic button.

Electronics Package

     

See Group/Misc. Options page for content.

Premium AM/FM Stereo Sound System with Cassette/Single CD Player



 


 


 


 


 


 


Includes Personal Audio System and 4 premium speakers.

Auto Dimming Electrochromic Mirror

       

Automatic On/Delayed Off Headlamps

       

Overhead Console

     

See Group/Misc. Options page for content.

High Series Floor Console

     

See Group/Misc. Options page for content.


Luxury Group


66B


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group.

Leather Trimmed Sport Bucket Seats(w/6-Way Power Driver’s and Passenger’s Seats and Manual Lumbar Supports)



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Electronic Automatic Temperature Control



 


 


 


 


 


 


See Group/Misc. Options page for content.

Unique Paint Treatment

     

Available on select color combinations.

MACH Audio System

     

Requires 66A Convenience Group. See Group/Misc. Options page for content.



SERIES/OPTIONS





































































































































































































































SERIES CODE

 

4-Door

 

BODY CODE – 4X2


U66


_

 

4X4


U76


_

 

AWD


_


U86


REMARKS/RESTRICTIONS


WHEELBASE


112″


X


X

 
 

CODE

     

POWERTRAINS

       

4.0L V6 SOHC/5-Speed Auto. O/D


99E/44D


S


_


4×2 and 4×4 only.


5.0L V8 OHV 4-Speed/Auto Transmission O/D



99P/44U



0



S



4×2 and AWD only. Includes P235 tires (T7R), 3.73 Limited Slip Differential Rear Axle, Trailer Tow (XD4) and V8 fender badges.


California Emissions System


422


0


0

 

High Altitude Principal Use


428


0


0

 

TIRES

       

P235/75R15 All-Terrain Tires


T74


S


_


Not available with V8 engine.


P235/75R15 OWL All-Terrain Tires


T7R


0


S


Included with V8 engine.


Wheels, 15″ Cast Aluminum Deep Dish


649


S


S

 

Wheels, 15″ Bright Chrome


646


0


0

 

SEATS

       

Cloth Captain’s Chairs


J


S


S

 

Cloth Sport Bucket Seats (w/6-Way Power Driver’s Seat and Dual Manual Lumbar Supports)



 


Z



 


I



 


I



 


 


Leather Trimmed Sport Bucket (w/6-Way Power Driver’s and Passenger’s Seats and Dual Manual Lumbar Supports)



 


F



 


0



 


0



 


Requires 66A Convenience Group. Included in 66B Luxury Group.


AUDIO

       

Radio, AM/FM Stereo w/Cassette


589


S


S


Includes 4 premium speakers.


Premium AM/FM Stereo Sound System with Cassette/Single CD Player



58K



I



I



Includes Personal Audio System and 4 premium speakers.


MACH Audio System


916


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group. Included in 66B Luxury Group. See Group/Misc. Options page for content.


6-Disc CD Changer


91P


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group.


OTHER OPTIONS

       

3.73 Limited Slip Axle w/Trailer Tow


XD4


0


S


Includes wire harness and heavy duty flasher. Included with V8 engine.


Bracket, Front License Plate


153


0


0

 

Electronic Automatic Temperature Control


573


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group. Included in 66B Luxury Group. See Group/Misc. Options page for content.


Heater, Engine Block


41H


0


0

 

Monterey Feature Vehicle


47U


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group and 66B Luxury Group. See Group/Misc. Options page for content.


Moonroof, Power (One-Touch Open)


439


0


0


Includes sunshade, overhead console without storage bin and second seat rear reading lamps. Requires 66A Convenience Group.


Premier Feature Vehicle


474


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group, 66B Luxury Group, and 99P 5.0L V8 engine. See Group/Misc. Options page for content.


Rear Load Leveling


68L


0


_


Requires 66A Convenience Group, Leather Seating and 4×4.


Reverse Sensing System


76R


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group.


Side Air Bags


21A


0


0


Requires 66A Convenience Group.


Skid Plates


87K


0


0


Requires 4×4 or AWD. Includes transfer case and fuel tank plates.


TravelNote® /HomeLink®


67H


0


0

 


GROUP OPTIONS












UNIQUE PAINT TREATMENT (INCLUDED IN 66B LUXURY GROUP)


Exterior Color Combinations:


  • Tone-on-tone paint:


- Toreador Red/Dark Toreador Red

- Deep Wedgewood Blue/Medium Wedgewood Blue

- Spruce Green/Estate Green

- Tropic Green/Medium Platinum










ELECTRONICS PACKAGE (INCLUDED IN 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP)


Includes:


  • Keyless entry keypad (driver’s door)

  • Puddle lamps on outside mirrors

  • Autolock and relock system










ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (INCLUDED IN 66B LUXURY GROUP OR REQUIRES 916 MACH AUDIO SYSTEM AND 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP)


Includes:


  • Message center
  • Audio/temperature steering wheel controls










HIGH SERIES FLOOR CONSOLE (INCLUDED IN 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP)


Includes:


  • Rear heater/AC fan controls
  • Rear audio controls with headphone jacks
  • Dual front and rear cupholders
  • Tissue dispenser
  • Flip-up armrest w/stowage
  • Ash cup


Note: Ash cup requires mail-in period, if desired










MACH AUDIO SYSTEM (INCLUDED IN 66B LUXURY GROUP)


Includes:


  • AM/FM Stereo/Cassette/Single CD Player

  • 7 premium speakers with 8″ subwoofer
  • 290-Watts (peak power)
  • Personal Audio System










OVERHEAD CONSOLE (INCLUDED IN 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP)


Includes:


  • Outside temperature display
  • Electronic compass
  • 2nd row reading lamps and dome light
  • Storage bin (bin deleted if ordered with 439 Power Moonroof)












MONTEREY FEATURE VEHICLE (REQUIRES 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP AND 66B LUXURY GROUP)


Available in all Mountaineer colors


Includes:


  • Light Prairie Tan lower tu-tone
  • Woodgrain on center instrument panel
  • Unique “Monterey” badging
  • Prairie Tan leather seating surfaces
  • “Monterey” embroidered front floor mats










PREMIER FEATURE VEHICLE (REQUIRES 66A CONVENIENCE GROUP, 66B LUXURY GROUP AND 99P 5.0L V8 ENGINE)


Includes:


  • Monotone Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic (FS) or Medium Wedgewood Blue (LD) paint
  • Color keyed grille with chrome Mercury badge logo, bodyside and liftgate moldings, running boards, and bumpers
  • “Premier” badge
  • 16″ 5-spoke machined aluminum wheels with Mercury center cap
  • P255/70R16 OWL tires
  • Prairie Tan leather seating surfaces
  • 2-Spoke color keyed leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and temperature controls
  • Message center
  • Woodgrain on center instrument panel
  • “Premier” embroidered front floor mats


COLOR & TRIM















































































































































































































































































































































 

INTERIOR TRIM COLORS


INTERIOR TRIM TYPE AND COLOR SELECTOR

NOTE: First letter denotes type, second letter denotes color.


Medium Graphite


Dark Graphite


Prairie Tan


MOUNTAINEER

     

Leather Trimmed Sport Bucket (w/6-Way Power Driver’s and Passenger’s Seats and Dual Manual Lumbar Supports)


F2


FT


FX

Cloth Captain’s Chairs


J2


JT


JX

Cloth Sport Bucket Seats (w/6-Way Power Driver’s Seat and Dual Manual Lumbar Supports)


Z2


ZT


ZX


EXTERIOR COLOR


AVAILABILITY


COLOR


CODE

       

BASE/CONVENIENCE GROUP

         

Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Platinum


FL


RC


·


·


·

Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Platinum


FS


RC

 

·


·

Deep Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Platinum


LL


RC


·


·


·

Tropic Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Platinum


SU


RC


·


·


·

Black Clearcoat

         

/Medium Platinum


UA


RC


·


·


·

Oxford White Clearcoat

         

/Medium Platinum


YZ


RC


·


·


·


LUXURY GROUP

         

Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Dark Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic


FL


JL


·


·


·

Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Estate Green Clearcoat Metallic


FS


ST

 

·


·

Deep Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic


LL


LD


·


·


·

Tropic Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Medium Platinum


SU


RC


·


·


·

Black Clearcoat

         

/Medium Platinum


UA


RC


·


·


·

Oxford White Clearcoat

         

/Medium Platinum


YZ


RC


·


·


·


MONTEREY FEATURE VEHICLE

         

Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


FL


BA

   

·

Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


FS


BA

   

·

Deep Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


LL


BA

   

·

Tropic Green Clearcoat Metallic

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


SU


BA

   

·

Black Clearcoat

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


UA


BA

   

·

Oxford White Clearcoat

         

/Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic


YZ


BA

   

·


PREMIER FEATURE VEHICLE

         

Spruce Green Clearcoat Metallic


FS


_

   

·

Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic


LD


_

   

·








Note:


PAINT AND TRIM DEVIATIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE.


LEGEND:
0 = Optional
S = Standard
– = Not Available
U = Upgraded
I = Included in another option or group option.
« = New for this model year.

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