Mercury lists six distinct models for 2002: Value, Popular, Sport, Sport Plus, Estate and Estate Premium. The 2002 Nissan Quest was not sold in. The 2000 Nissan Quest was tested in a competition organized by against the , , , and. . The 2001 Quest was also slightly longer, with more cargo space than the initial models. Nissan continued on with the creation of a third-generation model that was designed by Alfonso Albaisa. If, however, fuel efficiency is your primary concern, consider the Ford Focus or Ford Fiesta.
For its final stint in the Mercury lineup, the Villager minivan gets a set of vinyl cargo mats and one new color choice, but no other significant changes. Archived from on May 8, 2010. It also shares the 3. The Quest was a successor to the , which was sold in the only in 1990 ended production in 1989 and in from 1990-1995. Archived from on July 6, 2011. Because of manufacturing issues, Nissan had an arrangement for Ford to assemble the minivan in , and in turn they were allowed to rebadge it and sell it under the Mercury brand as the.
A roof rack is standard on the Sport and Estate models. The third row seat was not removable however, and the system was not improved in the 1999 redesign on which the model was not available in Canada , so newer fold into the floor seats and lightweight buckets quickly eclipsed the system. Exterior The Villager rides a 112. The third generation model was built on the , which it shares with the , , , and. Both the Villager and Quest were redesigned for 1999, and the Villager earned a mild restyling for 2001. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
The front end feels more sturdy, safe, secure, than most other mini vans of it's class. The Villager and Quest earned a top five-star rating in government crash testing for both the driver and front passenger. The 2004 Quest recorded a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 8. The Quest would not return to Canada until the third-generation model arrived in 2003. Introduced in 1992, the first two generations were the brainchild of Ford and Nissan. The design is largely influenced by the Nissan Forum and is powered by a 3.
With Nissan as the sole manufacturer, the model features a unique moonroof glass assembly, side front air bags, a traction control, a Vehicle Stability Control, a power rear hatch, and dual power doors. The Quest was initially powered by Nissan's 3. This model uses a 3. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Vehicle Overview Mercurys minivan has been a victim of lackluster sales recently; as a result, the Villager will cease production in the summer of 2002.
A passenger airbag was later added in 1995 for the 1996 model year. The design was based on the concept. The Quest also shared its styling and chassis with the , but is 5 inches 130 mm wider. Base models have a two-person bench seat in the second row, while the Sport and Estate editions have twin bucket seats. Both the Villager and Quest were redesigned for 1999, and the Villager earned a mild restyling for 2001. That year saw the introduction of changes to the front and rear fascias, as well as headlights and tail lamps and the elimination of the motorized shoulder belts.
From the son of an immigrant farmer to the founder of Ford Motor Company, Ford altered personal transportation like few others. The first Nissan Quest rolled off the production line on April 14, 1992 at the Avon, Ohio plant sourced from Japanese production. In 2000, decisions were made by Ford and Nissan to abandon the joint venture, as both the Windstar and Quest replacements were in initial development and the design process. Dual-sliding side doors are installed, but power operation is not available. Design patents were filed on December 27, 2002 and registered under D483,297 December 9, 2003.
It has been suggested that be into this article. This Nissan Quest model became the first Nissan minivan with four doors since the 1995. The interior volume is 211. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. This model was introduced in North America at the Los Angeles International Auto Show in 2010. Villager sales dipped by more than 27 percent during the 2001 calendar year, to just 22,046 units, according to Automotive News. The Quest has a flat folding rear bench and the two middle chairs fold nearly flat into the floor.