1996 Mercury Sable Consumer Review: Great car & still running stro
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1996 Mercury Sable - Consumer Review

1996 Mercury Sable

Average Consumer Rating

34 Total Reviews

LS Sedan (3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic)

Performance
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Fun-to-Drive
Interior
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Build Quality
Reliability Value
Great car & still running strong at 117K
By Roger on

Vehicle

1996 Mercury Sable LS 4dr Sedan

Review

I purchased this car brand new as our main family vehicle. Twelve years & 117000 miles later, it still runs & looks like new. I have done all my own maintainence (oil & filter changes every 3000 miles, trans service every 40K). As a result the car has rewarded me with exceptional reliabiity. Only major repairs consisted of axle replacement at approximately 70K due to tearing of boots from encounter with higway debris & lower ball joints replacement due to potholed streets at 105K. This car is my main transportation to & from work. My wife drives a 2005 Five Hundred also purchased new & also being maintained very well with expectation it too will last over 10 years & over 100K miles.

Best Features

Reliability & performance of duratec engine. Leather interior still looks great and comfortable to sit in. Waxing & polishing of exterior paint results in car looking new again.

Worst Features

After 12 years & 117K miles, have developed some squeeks and rattles, roadnoise level has increased, however, that's to be expected.
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