Specs

Research 1996 Mercury Mystique specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

GS 4dr Sedan GS

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.88 x 0.79
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650

Engine

Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4250
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6250
Engine Order Code 99L
Engine Order Code 993
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/155
Displacement 2.0L/121

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) 25.8
Length, Overall (in) 183.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.54
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 48
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63

Tires

Spare Tire Size T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code T72
Rear Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code T72
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/65R14
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Front Tire Size P185/70R14
Rear Tire Size P195/65R14
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100

Transmission

Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44T
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
Clutch Size (in) 9.5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2983
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2822
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3027
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel