2008 Mercury Sable User Reviews

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    2008 Mercury Sable Premier Review
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    75

    18,000 — Love this car 100%- this car rides extremely smooth, no road noise and can barely feel bumps, the tires are massive which adds to it's smooth ride. The one thing I love is it heats up in a matter of min even on the coldest days, the heated seats don't hurt either. The car is solid, doesn't feel cheap at all. Great gas mileage for the size of car. Tons of interior room, large trunk space. all the options you could ever need. This is my 2nd Sable and if they made it in a convertible I'd buy another one in a heart beat.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the smooth comfortable ride

    Cons: nothing

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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    2008 Mercury Sable Premier Review
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    Nice Ride — Bought this vehicle new. I'm very satisfied with it. It has a 263hp V6 engine with 265lbs of torque. The car looks nice and style inside is great. Leather seats,heated seats and mirrors, very nice sound system, and 18" wheels.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The appearance both inside and out

    Cons: Too much noise gets into cabin from outside

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    2008 Mercury Sable Premier AWD Review
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    2008 Mercury Sable — this has to be the second best sable of all time just behind the '04 platinum edition, with AWD and a 3.5 Duratec v6 this thing is a rocket, with over 265 hp and identical tq, this beast charges to 60 in an impressive 6.3 seconds with a 6 speed transmission it can easily cope with cruising speeds of 85+ with ease, adverse weather condition are no match for this sable, with all the tq at each wheel wet pavement doesn't stand a chance, if you want one you better start looking this car is a bound future classic, low production numbers make this sable a rare breed

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: AWD, 265hp, 6.3 to 60, whats not to love

    Cons: kinda big and guady

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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    2008 Mercury Sable Review
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    Almost There — I have just purchased a Mercury Sable.. in Canada, where we haven't seen Mercurys, new, for several years. The Ford dealers are bringing up U.S. Taurus Limiteds and Sable Premiers and selling them, lightly used, on their lots at discounts waaaay below the price of comparable Canadian Taurus. This reinforces the view, no matter which car it is, that North American manufacturers are giving their cars away. They look desperate. This has to be reversed, and not by any smoke and mirrors method, but by offering cars that reflect clear and positive thinking about what a vehicle should be, and making the right design choices in regards to that. I have owned many Taurus and one Sable over the years; they always have been decent enough road cars. Until now I have never had that special attachment to them... but this new Sable reminds me of a Merkur Scorpio I owned once that I loved dearly, as it was a PERFECT blend of true grit, road manners, handling and sumptuous, but not unnecessary, luxury in a larger sedan. The new Sable almost has all of that... it is one tweak away from perfection. Next year will be FoMoCo’s decision time, that being forced on them by declining large car sales and a need to compete or get out. With the restyling of the Taurus along the lines of the Mondeo, Ford has a wonderful chance to bring performance into this line, something that is keeping buyers away. It wouldn’t take much... make the car about 250 pounds lighter, dial up the quality of the suspension to Autobahn standards, take that nice six speed tranny and let us play with the torque curve so we can actually DRIVE the car, tune the steering a touch... they are ALMOST there. Oh, and twin turbo options or even diesel…. all in the same car with a vareity of engine choices. Offer gas mileage consumption variations on it from 23 right on up to 45 mpg. Consolidate away, keep the Sable or let it go, I don’t really care, but just FOCUS on the core product so intently, from a design and customer satisfaction point of view, that it becomes an instant word beater. Ford can do it if they try... and this new platform, restyled and trimmed for 2010, perfected, can take them there if they want.

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    Miles Driven per Year:16,000

    Pros: size, comfort, utility, relative fuel consumption

    Cons: driving experience is best done in 'sedate' mode.

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    2008 Mercury Sable Premier Review
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    Best Car I Have Ever Owned. — Using the 6 cd player is great on long trips. Car is the best ever, when you upgrade from Ford models there is a big difference! Fold down rear seat opens up trunk area so you can haul anything you need to haul. Try one and see for yourself. Thanks.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great handling, Luxurious feel!  Heated seats option of seat, back rest or both and they get warm quickly.

    Cons: none.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2009 Mercury Sable Reviews

    2009 Sable By Kathy

    Very spacious interior, huge trunk, great safety rating. This is a far superior car to the 2005 Sable it replaced. Comfortable heated seats, excellent gas mileage for a large car. Excellent value f... Read More

    2005 Mercury Sable Reviews

    Good Value For Money By Frank

    Nice family car and comforting for use with young family members. I had good luck with my previously I owned a Ford Taurus (1997) and passed it on to my daughter in 2005 who drove it about 2 years, ... Read More

    Poor By sniel96250

    car is an average car with 77000 miles one it. The ford delaership supposifly put on new tires ut they were underinflated and almost caused and accident. Build qualitty is lacking and the engine is un... Read More

    2004 Mercury Sable Reviews

    Its A Great Car ,cant Find Any Bad Things To Say By Donald

    comfotable, great gas mileage ,24-26mpg on the road. for a full size car ..great ..handles good,and digs in good in the winter .overall, the wifes car ,she likes it ,i like it ,we plan on running the ... Read More

    2003 Mercury Sable Reviews

    Great Auto By kawaman

    There is very little to dislike with a Mercury it is a great Dependabe,Comfortable and good looking auto and gives you everything you want in a full size luxury car that will keep you happy for many y... Read More

    Nice Mercury Sable By Purpose13

    I love the fact that it has so much room and it fits 5 and has a lot of trunk space, plus the highway mpg is good 28 and the engine and tranny are good. Low maintenance cost as well. Just the regular ... Read More

    2002 Mercury Sable Reviews

    Fords Plus By sethjgreenberg

    the mercury 2002 sable is definitely a " plus" for ford with its powerful 3 liter v6 motor it ranks up there with any mid-sized sporty car , its wide low profile aluminum wheels and its unique arrow-... Read More

    A Great Car By Nic

    Performance --> The Duratec 3.0L V6 is strong, the handling is not so good (it floats) and the braking is pretty strong. Build Quality --> It is really well put together, it takes a beating and ju... Read More

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