by alexr79 on Sep 25, 2013 Vehicle: 2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
A very good friend owns a 2002 Sable wagon with under 50000 miles on it.
We go on road trips in it a couple times a year and I am very impressed by it.
It is smooth, quiet, comfortable, and roomy.
It has decent power and gets about 29 mpg when we are traveling.
I love driving it and I am currently looking for a low mileage 2002 - 2005 Sable or Taurus wagon so I can get rid of my 2011 Equinox that is gutless and only gets 25 mpg on the highway.
by pyzik on Jun 27, 2012 Vehicle: 2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I bought this car in 2005 after having a 1997 Sable GS.
The premium came with an extra 52hp which really added some pep.
The seats were comfortable but the leather was somewhat fragile (I made two small tears in the rear seat).
I got tons of complements when I had this car.
The exterior wasn't the greatest styling but the interior was wonderful.
I ended up selling it because there was a short in the electrical system that cause multiple wires to melt together causing a complete failure in the electrical system (did not effect the drivetrain.
Heater was stuck on, windows didn't work interior lights didn't work, instrument cluster didn't work.
I would still be driving this car otherwise.
by rstravis on Apr 7, 2011 Vehicle: 2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
10 years ago, I sold Lincolns and Mercurys.
So when I needed to buy a car 5 years ago I knew the Sable was a good choice, as long as I got the LS (Duratec Engine).
I loved the engine, the leather, the power seat, etc., and knew that engin e was reliable.
I was right. 5 years with no major problems (just a blower motor which I fixed for 50 bucks). Just paid it off 3 weeks ago, and planned to drive it to 200k (it has 108 now), but I crashed today and the car is totalled.
4 car accident, and it was smashed pretty good.
I was the first to get out of my car and felt fine besides a sore neck.
So that's one more reason to love my Sable.
I'll miss it.