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

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

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) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23

Steering

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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS

Suspension

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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63

Tires

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
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15

Trailering

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

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
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
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44T
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92
Clutch Size (in) 9.5
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

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

Wheels

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

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