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Here's how the 2005 Ford Five Hundred and the 2005 Mercury Sable measure up.
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$22,165
Starting MSRP
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$21,465
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

153.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
200.7" length, 60.1" height 199.8" length, 55.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Prarie Tan

Light Beige

Mocha

Graphite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

CVT Transmission

A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large Sedan Mid-Size -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 x 6.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

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

Engine

Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/183 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 4500 186 @ 5500 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 5750 153 @ 5000 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
399.00 mi 360.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
551.00 mi 486.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Indep Quadralink -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.6 x -TBD- in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A - -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.0 gal 18.0 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.68 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 ft 39.7 ft -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/60R16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P215/60R16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3643 lbs 3318 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
53.7 in 54.5 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.5 in 73.0 in -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 42.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in 57.3 in -
Wheelbase
112.9 in 108.5 in -
Height, Overall
60.1 in 55.5 in -
Second Shoulder Room
57.6 in 56.6 in -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.8 in -
Passenger Volume
107.1 ft³ 102.5 ft³ -
Second Leg Room
41.3 in 38.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
64.6 in 61.6 in -
Second Head Room
38.7 in 36.7 in -
Trunk Volume
21.2 ft³ 16.0 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
53.7 in 55.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 6 -
Track Width, Rear
65.0 in 62.1 in -
Length, Overall
200.7 in 199.8 in -
Liftover Height
26.5 in N/A -

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