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G 4dr Sedan G


Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.5
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250
Fuel System SEFI
Displacement 3.0L/182
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Order Code 99U

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 27.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Length, Overall (in) 199.7
Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion


Body Style 4 Door Sedan G
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75


Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code T32
Rear Tire Order Code T32
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/90R15


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 155
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3388


Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6

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