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2009 Mercury Sable
2009 Mercury Sable
Available Price Range $4,322-$11,814 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 20-23 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2009 Mercury Sable

Our Take

Sister vehicle of the Ford Taurus, the Mercury Sable competes with other full-size sedans such as the Chevrolet Impala, Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300 and Buick Lucerne. A 263-horsepower V-6 is standard, as is a six-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is available. The Sable is available i... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Occasional transmission delay before upshifting
  • Non-telescoping steering wheel compromises comfort
  • Significant gas mileage penalty with AWD
  • Gauge legibility in daylight
  • Bland looks

Notable Features

  • 263-hp V-6
  • FWD or AWD
  • Standard electronic stability control
  • Optional Sync entertainment system
  • Optional VOGA package


Our Expert Reviews

Editor's note: This review was written in September 2008 about the 2008 Mercury Sable. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2009, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.Mercury has dusted off one of its well-known names and affixed it to one of its lower-profile cars. For 2008, "Montego" is out and "Sable... Read full review for the 2009 Mercury Sable

Consumer Reviews


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Remarkable Mercury Sable

by american car enthusiast from new york on April 13, 2011

This is a great car i think the ceo of ford should read the reviews they are soon to be removeing the mercury brand , i beleive this will bring the ford motor company down a notch,mercury was the medi... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2009 Mercury Sable.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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