Research 2001 Mercury Sable specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

GS 4dr Sedan GS


Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6


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


Engine Order Code 99U
Displacement 3.0L/182
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 3950
Engine Type Gas V6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Length, Overall (in) 199.8
Wheelbase (in) 108.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 55.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20


Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Steering Type Variable Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68


Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable


Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81


Front Tire Size P215/60R16
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
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


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3188
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3192


Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum