The interior was available with bucket seats — very rare for most U. It seems to hold together better than my ranger that has less than 25,000 miles on it. In total, 2,112,374 Sables were produced during its 1985-2005 production. Since the front passenger seat folds flat, an object as long as nine feet can fit inside. Aside from the high seats, the Sable also had large windows and a low dashboard, making visibility easier. The original Sable was very similar to the Ford Taurus, but had a futuristic look that was completely different from anything that had ever been on the market.
But I was surprised that only the driver's seat was power-adjustable. That oval look is prominent on the inside, too, and even the dashboard and controls cluster are oval shaped. The exterior is clean and in good condition. The new oval design has resulted in forward vision through the windshield that is almost as good as a slope-nosed minivan. They have earned my business for absolutely every car related purchases moving forward! Before the car was even drivable I had to replace the power steering pump twice.
Interior lights on mostly due to wet conditions. Temp gauge on dash was not working correctly and a heating problem caused the engine to cook. Leaks some oil but the car is drivable and runs. Mercury also continued to cut costs, eliminating some options for 1999. Thus it was unique to the and.
The transmission is a known weak point and I would almost suggest budgeting for the job. Apparently Mercury wants to move both models of the new Sable so the sedan and the wagon are all going for the same price. The Mercury Sable was sold as a mid-class sedan from 1986-2005 and an upscale, full-size sedan from 2008-2009. Although the Sable used a less oval based styling, sales still fell. The only really annoying thing is that light indicator that the door is open is almost always on, and no one seems to be able to figure out why. From October 1985 to 2005, the Sable was produced as a mid-size four-door sedan and station wagon, serving as the Mercury counterpart of the Ford Taurus no Sable version of the was produced.
The redesign also featured a taller roof over the rear-passenger space, to increase passenger headroom that had been sacrificed by the tapered 1996 design. This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia's. But the deals at this location are much better than the ones on the north side, so that was the ultimate decision-maker. At no time was there any pressure and when I decided to move forward, the process was pleasant. The car got a more modern look. And also the transmission is still like new. Everyone who has purchased, or attempted to purchase, a new vehicle knows the typical dealership stereotype — high pressure, slight of hand, and sometimes outright lies.
Thank you, Five Star Ford Lincoln! It was less a Sable and more a renamed Mercury Montenegro. Wagons get the uprated rear dics brakes and the whole braking system is better than any other car I have known. Also at 178,000 miles the car started over heating, the coolant reservoir was all cracked so that had to be replaced, but the car is still over heating, I have put more money into repairs than I paid for the car. The original Sable was very similar to the Ford Taurus, but had a futuristic look that was completely different from anything that had ever been on the market. The wagon version was available with mostly the same options as the sedan versions.
I had some transmissions problems, but had it repaired and since have had no problems. Recently my cam sensor went, which wasn't that big a deal. The 1996 Sable was the first model to share sheetmetal with the Taurus. Differences from the Taurus included different front and rear fascias, and the elimination of the rear quarter window. His son Matt points out that its new Sable sedan is the consummate family vehicle.
The Sable offered seating for five, and that means more than that there are five seat belts. Mercury claimed that the 1999 Duratec had less power than the 2000 Duratec in hopes to increase sales of the 2000 Sable. The transmission shifts very smoothly. A special one-of-a-kind Sable convertible was created in 1987 for the 1988. Faults: Heating coiles at 90,000 really cheap to do Seats starting to wear, but nice with covers.