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Vehicle 2005 Mercury Monterey Luxury 2006 Mazda MPV LX-SV
100,000 Mile Extended Service Interval For Tune-Up Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3.0-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 200@6200, Torque Of 200@3000, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
356 Cold Cranking Amp Battery No Yes
3-Point Seatbelts For Outboard Seating Positions With Third Row Center Lap Belt No Yes
4.2-Liter, V6, 12-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 201@4250, Torque Of 263@3650, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
4 Front, 2 Second Row and 3 Third Row Cupholders; 9 Cupholders Total Yes No
4 Front, 4 Second Row and 4 Third Row Cupholders; 12 Cupholders Total No Yes
4-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5260-Lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
5-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Steering Column Mounted Shifter No Yes
78-AH, 750 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
Adaptive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Adjustable Foot Pedals With Memory Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 100-Watts and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; Sirius Satellite Radio (Sirius Satellite Radio N/A In Alaska or Hawaii; Sirius Satellite Radio Service Sold Separately) No Yes
Analog Clock Yes No
Audio Prewiring Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off With Time Delay Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
Black Exterior Grille No Yes
Black Roof Rails Yes No
Body Color Bodyside Moldings With Satin Aluminum Insert Yes No
Body Color Exterior Door Handles No Yes
Body Color Front Air Dam No Yes
Bright Trim Located On Exhaust Pipe No Yes
Cargo Area Light No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks Yes Yes
Cargo Net Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Sliding Van Doors Yes Yes
Cloth Seats No Yes
Coinholder Yes Yes
Color-Keyed Door Trim Panels With Vinyl Inserts Yes No
Color-Keyed Trim Located On Interior Door Handles and Instrument Panel No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Compass Yes No
Coronado Sapele Genuine Wood Trim Located On Door Switch Bezels, Center Floor Console, Instrument Panel, Register Vane and Steering Wheel (Late Availability) Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Crash Sensor No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light Yes Yes
Delayed Power Retention Operates Audio and Windows Yes No
Digital Clock No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Dual Black Power Adjustable Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Black Remote Power Adjustable Folding Heated Signal Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Memory Yes No
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Dual Power Sliding Side Van Doors Yes No
Dual Vinyl Sunvisors No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device Yes No
Extended Service Interval No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
First and Second Row Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Foglight and Audio Prewiring No Yes
Foglights Yes No
Front Airdam Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color 5-MPH Impact Absorbing Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Body-Color 5-MPH Impact-Absorbing Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid Yes No
Front and Rear Green Tinted Glass No Yes
Front and Second Row 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Second Row Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes No
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Front Driver Seatback Storage Pocket No Yes
Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Cloth Sunvisors Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Adjustable Headrests, Driver Manually Adjustable Seat Height and Fold-Down Center Armrests No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Adjustable Headrests, Driver Side Power Adjustable Seat Height and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pocket Yes No
Front Floor Mats Yes No
Front Map Lights No Yes
Front Passenger, Second Row and Third Row Outboard Seatbelt Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Front Passenger Underseat Storage No Yes
Front Power 274-mm X 28-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 286-mm X 18-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 292-mm X 30-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 310-mm X 20-mm Vented Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Seatbelt Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Side Airbags Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Front Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes Yes
Illuminated Entry Yes Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Shock Absorbers No Yes
In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Interior Pollen and Dust Air Filter No Yes
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper/Washer No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob and Door Keypad Yes No
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Seats With Third Row Vinyl Seats Yes No
Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning Yes Yes
Manual Dual Side Sliding Van Doors No Yes
Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Exterior Mirrors and Adjustable Foot Pedals Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry, Panic Button, Power Door Open/Close and Memory Functions Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button No Yes
Overhead Console Storage Yes No
Panic Button Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Yes No
Personal Safety System(TM) Includes Pretensioners With Load Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensor Yes No
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Side Vent Windows Yes No
Power Tailgate Lock/Unlock No Yes
Power Window Lockout No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Yes Yes
Premium AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume; 6-Disc CD Changer Yes No
Pretensioners Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Rear and Side Privacy Glass Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear Intermittent Window Wiper/Washer Yes No
Rear Seat Heating and Air Conditioning Controls Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Step Up Bumper No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Liftgate Release No Yes
Safety Canopy(TM) Rollover Sensor Yes No
Safety Canopy(TM) Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Satin Aluminum Grille Yes No
SBRP205/65HR15 All-Season Tires No Yes
SBRP235/60SR16, BSW All-Season Tires Yes No
Second and Third Row Heating and Air Conditioning Ducts No Yes
Second Row Dual Folding Bucket Seats Tumbles Forward With Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest Yes No
Second Row Floor Mats Yes No
Second Row Power Outlet and Cargo Area Power Outlet Yes No
Second Row Reading Lights Yes No
Second Row Sound Controls For Audio Yes No
SecuriLock(TM) Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry Yes No
Selective Unlocking No Yes
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Shock Absorbers No Yes
Semi-Independent Twist Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Oil Quality Yes No
Side-By-Slide(TM) Second Row Folding Reclining Removable Bucket Seats Folds To Table With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrests No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Side Vent Windows No Yes
Solid Spoke Alloy Wheels, 16-In. Yes No
Steel Wheels, 15-In. X 6.0-In. No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control and Audio No Yes
Synthetic Leather Located On Doors No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Theater Style Rear Seating No Yes
Third Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Third Row Floor Mats Yes No
Third Row Folding Bench Seat With Manually Adjustable Headrest Yes No
Third Row Power Outlet No Yes
Third Row Reading Lights Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption and Miles To Empty Yes No
Tumble-Under(TM) Third Row Folding Reclining Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Underbody Tire Carrier Yes Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Walk-In Device Yes No
Warning Lights For Low Fuel, Fuel Cap Off, Airbags, Low Washer Fluid, ABS, Charging System, High Beam, Low Oil Pressure and Brakes Yes No
Warning Lights Include Parking Brake, Door Ajar, Low Fuel, Oil Pressure, Check Engine, Battery Charge, Seatbelts, Airbags and Overdrive Off No Yes
Wood and Leather Steering Wheel (Late Availability) Yes No






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