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Here's how the 1999 Ford Contour and the 1999 Mercury Sable measure up.
4dr Sdn LX
$14,560
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn GS Commercial
$18,540
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 6 -
Engine

125.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Propane Fuel)

125.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

145.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

200.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
184.6" length, 54.4" height 199.7" length, 55.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Slate Blue

Medium Prarie Tan

Cypress / Dark Cypress

Mocha

Graphite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact - -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel - -
Front Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in - -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in - -
Front Wheel Material
Steel - -
Rear Wheel Size
14 x 5.5 in - -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel - -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5500 - -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4000 - -
Displacement
2.0L/121 - -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
510.00 mi - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A - -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A - -
Cruising Range - City
360.00 mi - -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - -
Suspension Type - Front
Indep MacPherson - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Quadralink - -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr - -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.24 x 0.94 in - -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.0 gal - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A - -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.78 - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.52 - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.5 ft - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
38.4 ft - -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T135/80R15 - -
Front Tire Size
P185/70R14 - -
Rear Tire Size
P185/70R14 - -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2769 lbs - -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³ - -
Passenger Capacity
5 - -
Front Hip Room
50.7 in - -
Length, Overall
184.6 in - -
Track Width, Rear
58.5 in - -
Liftover Height
25.1 in - -
Passenger Volume
89.6 ft³ - -
Height, Overall
54.4 in - -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in - -
Second Hip Room
45.5 in - -
Front Shoulder Room
53.9 in - -
Second Head Room
36.7 in - -
Wheelbase
106.5 in - -
Front Head Room
39.0 in - -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A - -
Track Width, Front
59.2 in - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.1 in - -
Second Shoulder Room
53.3 in - -
Second Leg Room
34.4 in - -

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