(4.6) 11 reviews
MSRP: $629$7,009
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-23
Engine: 155-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (flexible; E85)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Mercury Sable

Our Take on the 2004 Mercury Sable

Our Take

Little changed in 2003 on Mercury’s midsize front-wheel-drive Sable sedan and wagon. The sedan models get a revised rear fascia and taillights for 2004, while a fresh grille and fascia with new fog lamps go on the LS Premium. New six-spoke aluminum wheels are standard on the LS Premium, whi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Visibility
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6 engines
  • Two trim levels
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • Seven-passenger seating option in wagon


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 11 reviews

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Luxury and Reliablility

by carguy54 from Michigan on December 1, 2009

I bought my 2004 mercury sable ls premium edition 4 years ago and have 59k miles on it. I do a lot of driving on the highway and horrible roads and it handles both just fine. It is one of the most rel... Read Full Review

4 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 2 recalls for this car.

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