1948 Mercury Series 89M

The 1948 Mercury's were very similar in design to the 1947 models. Power was from a V-8 engine capable of producing 100 horsepower at 3800 RPM. A three-speed manual was standard and there were four bodystyles to select from : a station wagon, convertible, town sedan, and a sedan coupe. Pricing began at $1650 and went to $2200 for the eight-passenger station wagon.


by Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2009
Vehicle Profiles
1948 Mercury Series 89M vehicle information

Station Wagon

Chassis Num: 899A2147090

The Mercury Model 89M is powered by a 239.4 cubic-inch V8 engine mated to a three-speed manual transmission with Columbia rear end. Its wheelbase measures 118-inches and there are four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.....[continue reading]

1948 Mercury Series 89M vehicle information

Station Wagon

A total of 1,889 Mercury 4-door 'suburban' station wagons were built based on the Ford bodyshell each with a 239.4 cubic-inch V8 L-head engine making 100 horsepower at 3800 RPM. A three-speed manual was the only transmission. With a quoted weight of ....[continue reading]

Station Wagon
Chassis #: 899A2147090 
Station Wagon
 

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Price Comparison

1948 Series 89M
$2,200-$20,000
1948 Mercury Series 89M Price Range: $1,645 - $2,200

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Mercury
1953Chevrolet (1,346,475)Ford (1,247,542)Plymouth (650,451)305,863
1952Chevrolet (818,142)Ford (671,733)Plymouth (396,000)172,087
1951Chevrolet (1,229,986)Ford (1,013,381)Plymouth (611,000)310,387
1950Chevrolet (1,498,590)Ford (1,208,912)Plymouth (610,954)293,658
1949Ford (1,118,308)Chevrolet (1,010,013)Plymouth (520,385)301,319
1948Chevrolet (696,449)Ford (430,198)Plymouth (412,540)50,268
1947Chevrolet (671,546)Ford (429,674)Plymouth (382,290)85,383
1946Ford (468,022)Chevrolet (398,028)Plymouth (264,660)86,608

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