Mercury Villager’s replacement will be built on the Ford Windstar platform, Ward’s has learned. "It’s going to be a minivan," says a Ford Motor Co. source, responding to speculation that Villager’s replacement will be a sport/utility or cross/utility vehicle. Another source close to the program says the new vehicle will feature third-row, fold-flat seating — a trademark of ’02 Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer and a feature expected to debut on ’03 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator). ...
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