Research 2003 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


Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5

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


Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 186 @ 3900
Engine Order Code 992
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/182
Fuel System FFV
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 199.8
Liftover Height (in) 26.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0

Interior Dimensions

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


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20


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


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


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
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) 36.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0


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


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


Seventh 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
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3338


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