1997 Mercury Sable GS specs & colors

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Key specs

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Medium Grey



Starting MSRP

  • speed control
  • front/rear floor mats
  • air filtration system



Starting MSRP

  • speed control
  • front/rear floor mats
  • air filtration system



EPA Classification Mid-Size

Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in

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

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250
Displacement 3.0L/182

Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 320.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 448.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A

First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 4
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00

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

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.8 x 1.0 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System Not Available
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 38.0 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96
Steering Type Variable Power

Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1250 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 125 lbs

Base Curb Weight 3333 lbs

Passenger Volume 101.8 ft³
Front Hip Room 55.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.0 in
Height, Overall 55.4 in
Length, Overall 199.7 in
Front Head Room 39.4 in
Track Width, Rear 61.4 in
Second Leg Room 38.9 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.4 in
Front Leg Room 42.2 in
Trunk Volume 16.0 ft³
Liftover Height 27.4 in
Second Hip Room 56.3 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.4 in
Passenger Capacity 6
Track Width, Front 61.6 in
Second Head Room 36.6 in
Wheelbase 108.5 in

Full-perimeter dual seals w/third seal on door frame Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Dual body-color pwr mirrors Standard
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transaxle w/OD Standard
Backlit instrument cluster-inc: tachometer, trip odometer, fuel/temp gauges, speedometer, odometer Standard
P205/65R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Standard
Low-liftover rear bumper Standard
2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Cloth-covered sunvisors w/covered vanity mirrors Standard
Quarter panel air extractors Standard
Side window demisters Standard
Independent quadralink rear suspension w/gas-pressurized struts Standard
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/gas-pressurized struts Standard
3.77 axle ratio Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Color-keyed 13.5-oz carpeting Standard
Color-keyed roof/rocker panel moldings Standard
Electronic digital clock w/dimming feature Standard
16.0 gallon fuel tank w/tethered quick-release cap Standard
Front/rear outboard lap/shoulder belts, front center lap belt, rear center lap/shoulder belt Standard
Electronic engine controls (EEC-V) Standard
3.0L SEFI V6 engine Standard
Fully-trimmed luggage compartment Standard
Column shifter w/soft-feel handle Standard
City 20/hwy 28 (3.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Front/rear splash shields for fender/quarter protection Standard
60/40 split-fold rear seatback Standard
Warning lights-inc: air bags, door ajar, battery, oil pressure, seat belt, service engine soon, low brake fluid Standard
Color-keyed body-side protection moldings Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
6-passenger cloth seating w/dual recliners, front armrest, 2-way headrests Standard
4-spoke soft-feel steering wheel w/center horn Standard
Mini-spare tire Standard
Flip/fold center console-inc: cupholders, coin holder, cassette storage bin Standard
Tilt steering column Standard
Locking glove box w/dampened door Standard
Complete solar-tinted glass Standard
Manual temp control air conditioning w/positive shut-off registers Standard
Day/night rearview mirror Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Reminder chimes-inc: safety belt, headlamps-on, door open, key-in-ignition Standard
Pwr windows-inc: illuminated switches, driver express-down, lock-out switch, accessory delay Standard
Flush bright side window moldings Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Front outboard adjustable D-rings Standard
Battery saver (turns off interior lights after 45 minutes) Standard
Driver footrest Standard
Color-keyed grille w/center ornament, chrome surround Standard
Gas-assisted remote hood release Standard
Rear window defroster/defogger Standard
130-amp alternator Standard
Lights-inc: glove box, front door courtesy, ashtray, luggage compartment Standard
15" sparkle-painted full wheel covers Standard
Stainless steel exhaust system Standard
Integrated control panel-inc: radio, rear defrost, clock, climate controls Standard
Variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Auxiliary transaxle oil cooler Standard
Decklid tie-down provision in latch Standard
Dual grain instrument panel for reduced glare Standard
Color-keyed front/rear impact-absorbing bumpers Standard
Color-keyed flush-mounted door handles Standard
Fixed whip antenna Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Remote decklid release Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio {Upgraded by base PEP} Standard
Multi-reflector halogen headlamps Standard
Dome lamp w/delayed off Standard
Flush black windshield/backlight moldings Standard
Front/rear ashtrays Standard
Black washer nozzle jets Standard
58 amp/hr low-maintenance battery Standard
Fuel shut-off switch (deactivates fuel pump upon rear impact) Standard
Front door lower trim panel map pockets Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Standard

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