Research 1998 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


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130


Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 993

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 25.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Length, Overall (in) 184.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

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
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 45.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35


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


Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique


Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
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 - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63


Rear Tire Size P185/70R14
Front Tire Order Code T35
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code T35
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15
Front Tire Size P185/70R14
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15


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


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
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) 2.96
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.74
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2805
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2858


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel