Lincoln Mercury announced on Feb. 6, 2002 that the all-new 2002 Mercury Mountaineer received Motor Week's Drivers' Choice Award for best family SUV. The 2002 Drivers' Choice Awards were selected by a team of 10 judges comprised of journalists, staff and crewmembers of MotorWeek. Judges' decisions were based on each vehicle's performance, technology, practicality and dollar value. In addition to MotorWeek's Drivers' Choice Award, the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer also received R.L. Polk's Automotive Loyalty Award, Sport Truck Con-nection's Annual Light Truck and SUV Award for top mid-size SUV and was named "Best Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for frontal offset crash performance testing.

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