(4.8) 6 reviews
MSRP: $833$5,585
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22-24
Engine: 157-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2002 Mercury Sable

Our Take on the 2002 Mercury Sable

Our Take

Restyled two seasons ago with a more mainstream look than before, the midsize front-drive Sable is a corporate near-twin of the Ford Taurus. A four-door sedan and wagon are offered, and two V-6 engines are available. Though the Taurus outsells Mercury’s sedan, the Sable turns in a credible ... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

It was a nice car in the way that a normal day is nice. It was free of drama, absent of surprises. It was pleasant in its predictability. The 2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium sedan. Some people call it boring. But what looks like boring at dawn can be a comfort at sunset, when you end the day with a smile instead of a groan. The Sable LS provided that comfort. My colleague Martha McN... Read full review for the 2002 Mercury Sable

Consumer Reviews


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by lead foot from CHARLESTON, WV on July 3, 2010

Lots of interior room, head room too, comfortable seat, handles like a dream, good pick-up. Three adults or 3 child seats will fit easily in the back seat. My only complaint is the the very large trun... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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