Basically, yes. They share a platform and have the same engine, transmission and driveline options. Changes include minor styling differences to the front and rear that give each car a resemblance to its own brand. On the inside, the Mercury is a bit more upscale, but not by much. There’s also some equipment that’s standard on the Mercury but optional on the Ford, like leather seating on upscale trim levels and faux chrome or wood trim here and there.
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