2005 Mercury Montego Luxury AWD 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl CVT)
I bought this car after the 2006 models had come out. The car is roomy, comfortable and has all the features I want. The dealer discounted the AWD with the CVT transmission. The transmission is very smooth but I only get 25 MPG on the highway and about 20 in town. My guess is that the MPG would be better without the AWD. It's a great car and I'd buy another one. I like the name Montego much better than Sable. I had a 1992 Sable and it fell apart at 50,000 miles.
I like the seats, very comfortable. Controls are easy to use. I love the little storage compartment on the top of the dash.
Better gas mileage on the AWD model. More sound proofing.
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