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Here's how the 2002 Ford Taurus and the 2002 Mercury Sable measure up.
4dr Sdn LX Standard
$19,035
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn GS
$20,020
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
197.6" length, 57.8" 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

Charcoal

Mocha

Graphite

Mocha

Graphite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6 in 16 x 6.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 4 in 16 x 4.0 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 540 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130 -

Engine

Displacement
3.0L/182 3.0L/182 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 3950 189 @ 4000 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
155 @ 4900 157 @ 5000 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
504.00 mi 504.00 mi -
Cruising Range - City
360.00 mi 360.00 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Power -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 x 1.0 in 10.9 x 1.0 in -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 T135/70R16 -
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P215/60R16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
125 lbs 175 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1250 lbs 1250 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3326 lbs 3366 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
54.5 in 54.4 in -
Wheelbase
108.5 in 108.5 in -
Second Hip Room
55.7 in 55.7 in -
Track Width, Front
61.6 in 61.6 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.4 in -
Trunk Volume
17.0 ft³ 16.0 ft³ -
Height, Overall
57.8 in 55.5 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.0 in 73.0 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.1 in 62.1 in -
Length, Overall
197.6 in 199.8 in -
Passenger Volume
104.7 ft³ 102.5 ft³ -
Liftover Height
26.0 in 26.0 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in 57.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
56.6 in 56.6 in -
Front Head Room
40.0 in 39.8 in -
Second Head Room
38.1 in 36.7 in -
Second Leg Room
38.9 in 38.9 in -
Passenger Capacity
6 6 -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 42.2 in -

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