• (4.7) 12 reviews
  • MSRP: $755$7,783
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23
  • Engine: 153-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Mercury Sable

Our Take on the 2005 Mercury Sable

Our Take

Mercury's midsize front-wheel-drive Sable enters the 2005 model year with a simplified lineup and two new body colors. A leather and wood steering wheel is now standard on LS models. A new LS Premium Package includes leather seating surfaces, automatic climate control and automatic headlight... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Visibility
  • Resale value
  • Aging design
  • NHTSA side-impact crash-test ratings

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6s
  • Two trim levels
  • Standard automatic


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 12 reviews

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waiting for something to go wrong

by nfmnh from New Hampshire on May 20, 2009

bought this car used in 2006 with 10,000 miles on it. Currently have 65,000 miles on it and have do nothing in the way of repairs. Only have changed the fluids and just put on 4 new tires. If Detroit ... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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