1996 Mercury Sable User Reviews

1996 Mercury Sable Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Appearance:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5
  • Overall: 3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars3.1 out of 5 stars 3.1 / 5

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"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Greg writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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3

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still runs, lots of room, smooth ride

Cons

poor fuel economy, poor performance

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It Works — older car now, basic transportation.

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Jordan writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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5

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19-22mpg city 30mpg highway at 80mph+, vulcan engine kickass, good accel for a grandma car, huge trunk, cops don't pay attention to it

Cons

kinda ugly, AX4S trans is junk

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Looks Like A Big Jelly Bean — Kickass daily driver. The Vulcan engine will outlast the frame of this car. Easy to get 300k+ on one engine. Duratec engine faster but not as reliable.

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Ashley writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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safe, reliable, low maintenance costs

Cons

not too great on gas

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1996 Mercury Sable — very reliable, good quality, somewhat slower acceleration but decent power with a V6, bigger sedan, very safe vehicle, sucks on gas but has a fairly low cost for insurance and repairs, sometimes its fun to drive if im in the mood to drive it. but overall, its a great first car for anyone

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Andrew writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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bad transmittion problems

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Do Not Buy — The worst car I have ever owned. Do not ever buy one of these cars. (with the 150 hp engine! It is just under powered for the size of the car.) It is not fun to drive, and reaction time is bad. (Just ask Jacob)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jared writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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4

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Gets me from A to B

Cons

avoid non taken care of ones

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Good Car My First Car And A Damn Good One — Good car handles nice, decently fast and gets one from point A to point B. It hasn't needed repairs really just the usual on a 14 year old car and has minimal rust and a very good interior. Gets about a little over 30 mpg on the highway and runs pretty nice. Fun to drive...sometimes, Practical to drive yes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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Good first car for a 16 year old.

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It's a grandma car.

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Ok Car To Start Off With. — It's your basic family sedan. Nothing really exciting. Has some power cause of its 3.0L V6. Mildly fun to drive fast. Not much else to say. I still use this as my daily driver when the weather isn't nice enough to take out my 3000GT.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Terry writes:
1996 Mercury Sable 4 Dr GS Sedan Review
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3

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Runs strong and drives straight

Cons

Massive cigarette damage

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Merc Sable — Bought this thing used with low miles but massive cigarette damage! It looks like DJ Jazzy Trevor got Grandma's car and commenced to wrecking it! But, the driveline has been mostly replaced and it runs and drives well. Get's Kevin and his Krue around as needed. 8/10 - Went in for Tires and Brakes aBack in and found a few surprises. Back in action and running well.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jessica writes:
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cheap on gas.

Cons

air conditioning only worked for a year. car fax said so.

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Its An Alright First Car For New Drivers. — its old but it still runs with like 223,000 miles on it... only had a few problems like window motors not working anymore and the alternator just went out, the tranny is doing alright but i an alright with it. It is my first car but, it still drives like it is new. Just got new tires:)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1988 Mercury Sable Reviews

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1989 Mercury Sable Reviews

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1990 Mercury Sable Reviews

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1992 Mercury Sable Reviews

I Like Its Spacious Interior, Seating Configuratons, And Its Got Pickup! By Steph

The V6 engine does its job and doesn't hog precious fuel. The front arm rest converts into room for a three passage configuration or have Sweets strap in at my right. That may sound nostralgic but don... Read More

It Got The Job Done And Made An Excellent First Vehicle For Me....... By Eric

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