2008 MERCURY Sable

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$4,495
$1,999
below average
141,505 Miles
27,688
Miles above average

Vehicle Details

Mileage: 141505
Color: Blue
Body Style: Sedan
Trim Level: Premier Sedan FWD
Doors: 4
Transmission: 6-speed Automatic
Engine Type: 3.5L V-Shaped
Drive Train: FWD
Fuel: Gasoline
Location: Winona, MN

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Option & Equipment

Heated Seats
Alloy Wheels

Notes

2008 Light Ice Blue Clearcoat Metallic Mercury Sable Premier Duratec 3.5L V6 24V This Mercury Sable has many features and is well equipped including, Sable Premier, 4D Sedan, Duratec 3.5L V6 24V, FWD. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! Clean CARFAX. 18/28 City/Highway MPG Choosing a DAHL USED CAR ADVANTAGE VALUE vehicle will give you the confidence your decision is a sound investment. A Dahl UCA VALUE vehicle provides you with a 1 month/1,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. A complete Superior Vehicle Detail. A standard safety inspection that we place on the window of the vehicle. 3-Day easy exchange. Plus a complimentary CARFAX vehicle history report. If only all life's decisions were this easy. To ensure that your recently purchased vehicle remains in tip-top condition, we include the first scheduled maintenance appointment with every vehicle purchased.[!@@Additional Info@@!]7 Speakers,AM/FM radio,AM/FM Stereo/Clock/CDx6/MP3/Audiophile,CD player,Radio data system,Air Conditioning,Automatic temperature control,Front dual zone A/C,Rear window defroster,Memory seat,Power driver seat,Power steering,Power windows,Remote keyless entry,Steering wheel mounted audio controls,Four wheel independent suspension,Traction control,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,ABS brakes,Dual front impact airbags,Dual front side impact airbags,Front anti-roll bar,Low tire pressure warning,Occupant sensing airbag,Overhead airbag,Rear anti-roll bar,Brake assist,Delay-off headlights,Front fog lights,Fully automatic headlights,High-Intensity Discharge Headlights,Panic alarm,Security system,Speed control,Bodyside moldings,Bumpers: body-color,Heated door mirrors,Power door mirrors,Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror,Compass,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Front reading lights,Garage door transmitter,Illuminated entry,Leather Shift Knob,Outside temperature display,Overhead console,Passenger vanity mirror,Rear reading lights,Rear seat center armrest,Tachometer,Tilt steering wheel,Trip computer,Front Bucket Seats,Front Center Armrest,Heated front seats,Heated Two-Tone Leather Bucket Seats,Power passenger seat,Split folding rear seat,Passenger door bin,18" 7-Spoke Bright Aluminum Wheels,Alloy wheels,Variably intermittent wipers


Recalls & Defects

VIN 1MEHM42WX8G609016 may have been recalled. Check full report for more information

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ford Flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 Ford Taurus, 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X, 2008 Mercury Sable, 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."


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Information about Dealer

Dahl Cheverolet Service

5
Gloria A. Fort on 11/10/2016

Customer Service: 5.0 Buying Process: 5.0 Quality Of Repair: 5.0 Overall Facilities: 5.0

As always, the work was done on time, and all work was completed that was need. They offered me a shuttle ride home, this worked great as we had workers at our home. The running boards we had installed on our 2016 Colorado truck work 'Great'!! Thanx as always for your fine service.Gloria A. Fort

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Vehicle Rating & Owner Reviews

Overall Rating
4.5
  Based on 76 reviews

My favorite car but then this happened...

2
LovedmyMercurysable on 09/20/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 2 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 2

I loved my car. I bought it used about 5 years ago. I drove it and loved it. Did regular oil changes and made sure to take car of this car. Right after owning this car for 5 years I was on my way to work. When I got about half way to work the RPM's went all over the place. The car started Jerking like crazy. The car would not go above 50 which meant that I could not even do the speed limit. The car was loud. It was horrible. I managed to get it to the parking lot of my work place. I then had this car towed to my mechanic and turns out that It needs a whole transmission. I'm really sad about this because I loved this car and now I have to say good bye to my car. Car shopping time:/

08 Sable Premier

5
John Meyer on 09/05/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: Safety Rating: Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

A lot of car for the money

Happy camper

5
Fred on 06/02/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: Safety Rating: Technology Rating: Value Rating:

Can't believe that they don't make this car anymore. Quiet, huge interior - trunk, decent gas mileage, safe ...... what more can you ask for ? Newer Taurus is has much less interior room and trunk space. Find one, buy it !

Probably never buy a Mercury again

2
Dan fein on 02/16/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 2 Safety Rating: Technology Rating: 2 Value Rating: 2

Had to replace transmission car only has 50,000 miles on it, heated seat elements on both sides not working, transmission slips into gear doesn't shift fast. Not very impressed

Outstanding ar first

3.6
2141marine on 06/14/2013

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

This is our second Sable, the first was a 1997, and fourth Ford product. As time goes by it seems the quality does not get better. My 1997 Sable was a better vehicle than the 08. At first it was a smooth operating vehicle, after about 20k it developed transmission problem. The Radio/CD player broke and the suspension started to go. Now it is in the shop for an unknown problem, every light on the dash came on , its like the car put itself in safe mode. Don't get me wrong, this is a good vehicle with plenty of room, a strong AC and decent mileage on the highway. Test drive before you drive, after a while it will sound like a lawnmower inside and the transmission will shift hard.

Used 2008 Sable Premier AWD

4.4
billyd425 on 04/20/2012

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This car had 49K when I bought it last August. Put about 15K on it so far. Drives & handles well. Wish the drivers seat floor didn't have the mound on the left side and the floor was a bit wider. Console is in an awkward position to retrieve change or plug a device into the USB Port. EVERYone who had rode in this car has nothing but compliments about it. Getting about 400 miles to a tankful (19 Gallons) with most of my driving being city while trying to get to the highway. Plenty of room in the back seat. Quiet at 80mph on the highway.

Nice car if not for all the faulty "Bells and Wistles".

3.1
harleyguy2 on 01/29/2012

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 2

For the most part the car can well and drove nice. The interior and exterior quality was good. However, the Memory Seats, Power Seats, Heated Seats and Heat and A/C controls were problems from the very start. Each were repaired multiple times under the warranty. After the warranty expired problems with power seats and A/C occurred again. Ford would not peform the repairs under the 12 month 12,000 mile warranty as they said the parts that failed were not the same as the parts repaired the previous year, even though the symptoms of the problem were identical. Finally traded it in on a Foreign car. Can't afford a Ford.

A lot better than you think

4.3
LAWNGUYLANDER on 11/13/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

What's not to love about this car? Performance is great from the 260 hp v6. Acceleration/passing is quick. Ride quality is a perfect balance of not too tight/too soft. The car's exterior styling has a "high-end" German look about it. The cabin looks/feels luxurious with the wood accents and two-toned leather seats/door panels. The seats are exceptionally comfortable with the heated, and power recline options. The options include dual hvac, power adjustable pedals, power moonroof, memory seats, traction control. The sound system is awesome, powerful, clear, with a bass Punch that makes your ears hurt on vol =4. The trunk is massive, we got a hand truck, 15 gallons of paint and still had room.

Not overly happy

3.8
Ralph on 11/10/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

I had many Fords but this is my first bran new car and I guess I expected more. Has about 30,000 miles. Had to replace drivers side seat heater element, new instrument cluster due to burnt out bulb ( bulbs are not replaceable), drivers door seal not staying in place, erratic shifting between first and second gear and erratic idle. The best MPH I have had is 21 on a trip, average is 17-19. The car is comfortable I just do feel the quality is there.

Best car I ever had

4.6
rick on 10/15/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car rocks. Very classy, great sound system and the sync is awesome for anyone who lives by a pda. I get compliments everywhere I go. Folks think it is German quite often. Then they see Sable and go "WOW". I get 28 mpg at 68mph around 19 in town carrying as as much gear as folks pack in their SUV. I cant understand why they quit making it. I only wish it had a manual shift tranny like the LS I traded in. It does have a a high profile and looks kind of funky from directly behind but not as much as say a Volvo or a SAAB. Previous cars: Lincoln LS, BMW 535, VW Passat, Grand Cherokee Limited.

Started off good

3.6
Drake2000 on 09/25/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

When we first bought the Sable (used July 09) we really loved it overall, big comfortable, good engine, power. But over the last year we have had in the shop 4 times for non-mechanical/non- engine failures, such as the truck hydraulics broke and it almost fell on my wife's head. Left steering linkage went bad and you could barely turn the car left while driving. The heated seat (driver's side) went out. Now currently some kind of air flow actuator motor (what directs the air flow from a/c) went bad. Not to mention the door trim molding (black rubber seal) has came loose twice and the 3 preset button of the radio is severly sticking. These are all annoying pesky things going wrong-not happy all

Why quit building a winner?

5
A Ford Man Always on 08/11/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've owned it 3 years with 60K on it and without question, the very best car I've ever owned. Only problem to occur was seat heater broke and was fixed under warranty. I'm 72 years old and have owned many cars and have driven 2-3 million miles and this car is the MOST COMFORTABLE car I've ever sat it. The higher seats make it so easy to get in and out. I've just wwore out the OEM Pirelli tires and have replaced them with new Hankook Optimo's which are like floating on air. Why would Ford stop making such a grand car? My opinion seems to be shared with 96% of those here responding. What gives? Of course the new Taurus is indeed a pretty good alternative.

Comfortable and worry free driving

4.9
KJN on 08/03/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've now had my Sable for 2 1/2 years and 50,000+ miles with not a single problem. I'm amazed and saddened that they've discontinued building it, but I guess that's the way of the world. It's not flashy, just a good quality automobile with plenty of room and so comfortable to drive. The Sync system is very convenient and the all wheel drive and heated seats make our brutal Chicago winters bearable. I'll keep this car as long as I can and then go back for whatever Ford/ Lincoln-Mercury offers in it's place. This car spells Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y and reliability at an affordable price.

Rolling on incline

2.3
Disappointed on 08/03/2010

Performance: 1 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 2 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 1

This car rolls on an incline when in gear. Need to use both break and gas to keep car from rolling on incline ( if in drive will roll backwards gain speed quickly, same occurs in revers if on downward incline). Ford has requested I take it to 6 different dealerships for repair. All of the dealership say they cannot duplicate the roll. I live in the mountains and this a huge problem I have nearly rolled into several cars/objects because of the rolling. It seems the dealership have their mind made up that there is not a problem before they test the car. The first time the car was serviced for this issue was at 1K miles.

Lots of problems

3.9
Miche on 06/06/2010

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 2

Axle gasket has been replaced twice and is going in for a 3rd time to get fixed due to leaking again! Car stalls while it is in motion when air conditioner is on. It also stalls while idling. I will be driving and the car just shuts down on its own. Mercury dealership says there is nothing wrong with it. I bet they change their minds when I go off the road due to no power of any kind when it stalls. Seat warmer has a burning smell when it is on for more that 5 minutes. Not happy!

Great Ride!

4.8
Utahguy on 06/04/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

40K mi; had since new. Have had LOTS of vehicles over the last 40 yrs, and this is truly an outstanding sedan value-wise. BIG interior, HUGE trunk, in nice-sized, "Euro-style" car. NO complaints, other than mileage does suffer some from AWD. Around 17 city/22 hwy @ 80mph.

Nice Car

4.8
jlat on 05/14/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have owned this car for almost 2 years and have no issues. I have 38k miles so far. The engine has great performance. I usually average about 22 MPG city\hwy. I can get 30 mpg on long trips with a car load of kids,dogs, and suitcases. The car is very quiet and drives like a large American sedan should. I would by another if given the choice. No squeaks rattles or other noises.

Decent car

3.8
Jeff on 04/07/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I leased this vehicle for 2 years & put 36,000 miles on it. The only problem I had was leaking ATF lines. Was fixed under warranty, but the dealer kept the car for a WEEK to replace some rubber hoses! Whether the cause was a bad design or improper installation doesn't matter to me, it reflects poorly on Ford. Other than that I only have a few nit-picks. The ride IMO was stiff. It sort of bounced over bumps, didn't absorb them. The AM/FM button was too small. The seats were too hard. The transmission could be quite clunky in shifting from 1st to 2nd (esp. when cold), otherwise it was downright buttery shifting. The engine was smooth, quiet & powerful enough for me.

not great

2.9
jwdantq on 04/02/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 2 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 2

Needed brakes at 41k, door moldings are held on by double sticky back tape, car never has gotten gas mileage that was suggested by sticker, car is very noisy, would not buy another one. Have owned Ford products for over 20 years and I am going to switch to Japanese or Korean, maybe even German.

47000 miles and NO PROBLEMS.

4.9
KJN on 03/28/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This has been a great car in all conditions. All wheel drive has been marvelous in two exceptionally brutal Chicago winters. Sync system is a joy. Heated seats, navigation system and all the other goodies have also stood up well. A true reliable and dependable full sized american sedan.

2008 Sable is a great car

4.8
JD on 12/23/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have 17,000 on my '08 Sable, I purchased it new in Feb. 2009 and it has been trouble free. Only warranty service was to align one of the back doors better; if it was not for that my build quality rating would be 10. I wanted a big and smooth car and this one has delivered. It is a big, tall car with easy access to front and rear seating. Performance rating of 9 takes it for what it is, a big smooth car, not a sports car. If you are looking for a used family car this is a great choice.

GREAT CAR!!!!

4.9
phil m on 10/11/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is my second Mercury Sable. Both have been very reliable. Howevwer the 2008 is far more comfortable and luxurious than the 2005 I replaced. High seating, great visibility, huge back seat and trunk make this a perfect family car. I also own a Lincoln Town Car, but the Sable is the preferred car for trips. Build quality is excellent. I would highly recommend the car to anyone of any age. You will not be sorry if you buy one.

Traded up

4.9
Randall on 10/04/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I was originally drawn to the sable because of its exterior looks. I wanted good gas mileage without sacrificing enough power to be able to enter busy freeways or pass on a two lane highway with safety. So far we have taken it on two long trips. The ride was smooth and we made good time plus we didnt spend that much on gas. The gas gauge stays on full for an incredibly long time. My wife loves the little analog clock with the purple glow. She says it relaxes her while driving. The sound system is good. We love the style of the seats and interior. We had negative equity on our trade in, so we decided to trade up for a car that would still be good after we finished paying for it.

Complaint

4.9
john on 08/04/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Only complaint is the style,especially the back.Should be more stylish like a Camry, and accord. Not as smooth riding as my 2003 and 1998 Gran Prei. Especially on bumps. This is an honest review. Other than that I like the car roomy.Great trunk. I still haven't got my 18 mi. to gallon locally?

Great car

4.9
Texas guy on 07/31/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Best car I've ever owned. Plenty of power, 25 mpg on the highway, very smooth ride. Good handling.

Love my Mercury

4.9
Chuck on 05/21/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Brought my car as a Program Car with 18,000 miles. Have since put on 6,000 miles which includes one long trip to Phoenix and return to SD. We're Snowbirds,and we don't travel lightly as my wife seems to move things from one closet to another. Trunk space is huge and with both back seats folded flat we load it with banana boxes, garment bags and etc.. When we get loaded, we're heavy. Never the less at the end of the trip our information center said we averaged 29.8 MPG. Driving at interstate speeds,that's good. The ride is great, comfortable and quiet. I really love this car, the best one yet, and yes, Fords got it right on this one.

Great Car

5
RCS on 05/20/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Bought new for my wife because of the seat height. Drove to Memphis, TN for vacation and averaged 36.3 mpg for the trip, a total of 1875 miles. Plenty of room and large trunk. Like the styling of the Sable better than the Taurus and interior is more upgraded. Ride is great, almost as smooth as the Crown Vic I had. Recomend car very highly.

I love this car

4.9
Ron on 05/15/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The best car I have ever owned, excellent quality, I looked at Caddy,BMW, Buick, this car has much nicer interior and up grades than cars costing 50K

Sensible car buyer

5
Careful Shopper on 05/08/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Very pleased with my base model Sable..However the auto I purchased did come with the interior convenience package, Sat. radio, mud flaps, and electric front seats. Very, very quiet, handle well, and rides great.. The transmission is very smooth and the engine is impressive. The fit and finish is extremely good. I feel it was the best car for the money in my price range. I also considered the Avalon, Fusion, Milan, and Tarus. I've had a lot of experience with the Tarus (Sable's twin) with my job and have never had any problems with it. One had over 135000 miles on it. The last time I checked milage was 30.5 with well over half of those miles in city driving.

3rd One!

4.9
teach2 on 02/25/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is my third Sable. I was so hoping to fall in love with another car so I could venture away from the same car-again. For price, comfort and amenities-there is no other car to love. I test drove the MKZ but the Sable has as many creature comforts but with a larger interior, same mileage. Time will tell if it's as reliable as my other two-both exceeded 150,000 miles.

Precertified 08 Sable

4
RON TURNER on 02/09/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

I own a 2008 Ford Expedition EL, although I love the vehicle it's extremely harsh on gas. I'm averaging 10 mpg. Mostly I do alot of in town driving, so I decided to pickup something more fuel efficient and not drive my Expedition as much. I purchased a precertified 2008 Mercury Sable with about 14,000 miles. I've had it for a little over a month. I love the car. It's spacious on the inside and my three kids ages 15, 12 & 5 have plenty of room in the back seat.The car came out of the rental fleet and I'm dealing with an alignment issue, but other than that I'm pleased with the car. I like it so well that I'm already thinking 3 to 4 years down the road taking a serious look at the new Taurus

Better Than Cadillac

4.9
Jim Casterton on 01/17/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My last car was a very nice Cadillac STS, but I honestly like the Sable a lot better. I have owned my '08 Sable for just over a year and have 41,000 miles. I've had no trouble whatsoever. It has a much roomier interior than my Cadillac. The platform seems higher than most cars so it's easier to get into and out of and visibility is great while driving. The hands free phone through Synch is great. I think it's a better car than the Cadillac -- at about half the price. I highly recommend it!

Great car, make sure you look at it

4.9
TH on 12/09/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I don't see many of them around but it is a great car. Give it a look if your in the market. You won't be disappointed. The biggest safety risk you take every day is getting behind the wheel. Feel good about the excellent safety features of this car.

Wonderful car!

5
Danis Klatt on 11/11/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've only had the car for a few months and it's wonderful! I can't find anything bad to say about this car. I wish I would have bought a Mercury sooner. It rides smooth, it's a beautiful car, and it has Cadillacs beat all to heck. I strongly suggest that if anyone wants to buy a midsize luxury car this is the one they should consider strongly. I drove a rental which was a Sable two days prior to buying mine and that's what made me decide to purchase one. I can't get over the incredible gas mileage I get on this car. It's unbelievable. I can't say enough good things about this car.

Hidden Gem

4.9
awhsum1 on 09/27/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have been very impressed with my Sable. I have had it for 5 months, with approximately 7,500 miles. Very comfortable interior, great ride, and very responsive for a sedan. My Sable is the base model with reverse sensors and leather. The leather seat are very comfortable, even on long trips. Mercury has a hit with the new Sable. At 6'2, plenty of headroom and legroom,in the front and back, spacious trunk. I had compared the Taurus with the Sable, since they are the same, but the Sable had a smoother ride and better suspension for only a couple hundred more. If you are in the market for a sedan, test drive the Sable, you will be pleasantly surprised! Avg MPG 22 city 27 hwy

A Great American Sedan

4.4
cthelightnh on 08/26/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We have had the Sable for 6 months and have found it to be a very good sedan. Plenty of room with very comfortable seats. It comes with the features you would expect in an American Sedan. It has enough power to cruise smoothly and quietly down the highway. 6 speed tranny gives it extra zip when you need it. Great sightlines so it is easy to drive around town too. The Sable is easy to park. It is reasonably quiet and has a very good ride. It came off the lot with no initial quality defects which is 1st for me. It developed noise in front end later but was addressed in a Service Bulletin under warranty. Averaging around 22 mixed MPG. I would recommend to anyone wanting a large family sedan.

Second Best New Car I've Bought

4.9
Jayf on 08/18/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The car rides great, is quiet as anything and the comfort is wonderful. There is plenty of room for relatives, who my wife and I drive around fairly often. While the fuel economy may not be great to some, it is much better than my previous two vehicles, an Explorer and a Grand Voyager, and a great deal better than the most comfortable new car I ever bought, a 1972 Buick Electra 225.

It's a good car!

4.9
Regs on 07/09/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Very solid quality, good size, huge trunk. Two-tone leather command seats are very comfortable, nice view in all directions, back-off sensors work well. Good sound system. For the size, fuel economy is not bad. Hope Ford can bring the GDI 4-cylinder engine soon.

Update

3.5
Merlin on 06/25/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 1 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

Purchased the car ll/07 and immediately fell in love with it. However, after a few months and several thousand miles some chinks have appeared in its armor. Gas mileage is awful. 20 mpg in mixed driving and 24/25 freeway driving. Computer consistently shows 4 mpg more than car is actually getting. Also, car has developed an annoying noise in the front suspension that is worsening with time. Haven't had a chance to get it back to dealer yet.

2008 Sable Premier FWD

4.5
JC on 06/16/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I was looking for a large car that could offer some comfort on road trips as well as decent highway mileage. I found it in the Mercury Sable. It also offered a large trunk with fold down seats giving the flexibility to carry sports equipment. So far there have been no problems and the car gives me everything I needed. I'm looking forward to driving it for several years. The options and standard equipment offer a lot of features and value for the price.

Great car

4.8
keithm on 06/14/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just traded an '06 Milan for an '08 Sable. The nav system/Sirius radio are great. This car came with every option except rear seat entertainment system. Car is very quiet & surprisingly quick. You're well over the speed limit if not careful. Interior is very nice with supportive seats. Always dislike cars with seats that are "too" cushy.

Excellent Car!

5
Regs on 06/11/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is a large car, the fuel economy is excellent for a car of this size. Considered Toyota and Honda, but this one has better design and much better price. Very quiet, good view, huge trunk.

Mercury doing a good job

4.5
keithm on 06/08/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Just traded an '06 Milan premier for an '08 Sable Premier AWD. Color is "Light Sage" (more resembles a pearlescent silver)Car has everything except Reat Seat Entertainment/Rear Window Shade. My partner, who thought I was nuts for trading so soon loves the Sirius Sat.radio/Nav.system. Overall car is more luxurious & more powerful than Milan. If '09 Milan gets 3.5 V6 things will change. Tested Lincoln MKZ with 3.5. Smaller car means faster car. Wanted more room (Milan is still pretty roomy) Overall an outstanding car.

2008 Sable AWD Premier Black on Black

4.9
Mike O on 05/30/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I'm 6'4" so I had to special order a Premier edition without the sunroof to ensure I had enough head room. Had to wait 4 months, but it was worth it. The dealer gave me the car for $1 under invoice plus a $4,000 rebate. What a steal. When I picked up my new Sable, it was larger and more luxurious than I had remembered. I have taken two long trips (400 miles) and have not been disappointed. Decent MPG for a car of this size, smooth ride, great Sirrius radio, climate control and heated leather seats. I was concerned about leg/foot room, but the more I drive this car the more comfortable it gets. My daughter is 5'11" and loves the back seat leg room. Merc has a winner here!

Buy A Used '08 Sable Like I Did!

4.9
Sable Premier Owner on 05/28/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my 08 Sable Premier in April just as the first used vehicles started showing up at local dealers. Got my '08 with only 7K miles on it and more than two years to go on the warranty. Saved all that first year depreciation, and it looks and drives brand-new. To me, the sweet spot and a great deal.

2008 Sable AWD Premier Merlot/loaded

4.9
MADE IN U.S.A. on 05/10/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Replaced a 98 Taurus SE worlds better after ten years. Only problem is some drips in the paint did not notice until first wash will see what Ford is going to do. Decent ride and handling for a car this size, pretty darn comfortable. For the money and 0% interest could not beat it. If you are looking do your a favor and check this car out. Plenty of room AWD and safe.

Safe, well built, and well designed

4.3
cthelightnh on 05/05/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Mercury Sable is a very refined vehicle. It is well designed and well built. I have had no initial quality issues which is a first for me. For a large sedan, it has great visibility and feels much smaller when driving. It has lots of room in both front and rear seats. Trunk is huge! Controls are logical and easy to use. Stock sound system is pretty good and has a aux input for portable electronics like mp3 players.

2008 Sable is Excellent Value

4.9
Jeff on 05/04/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

With the $2,000 Lincoln Mercury Factory Rebate to 6/30/08, the new 2008 Sable has become an exceptional value. It has better sound insulation and upgrades than Taurus. This car has more interior room for 6' 3" driver and 4 other large adults than any Japanese, German or American car in its price range. Slightly lower MPG is acceptable trade-off for passenger capacity. 6 Speed Trans and 3.5L V6 are excellent, as is overall fit and finish. I am very satisfied with this car and I highly recommend the new Sable over its competitors. Ford is making a remarkable turnaround!

2008 Sable

4.9
ronsmith38 on 05/01/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We replaced a 2000 Olds Silhouette, and wanted a vehicle with high seating. The room in the car and trunk is great. So far with 2000 miles driven, we are getting about 19 mpg in town, and 28/29 on the highway. This is an very good car.

2008 Sable

4.6
C Mondo on 04/17/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Just bought this 08 Sable and s far with 600 miles, I love it. Seats are incredibly confortable, ride is smooth and quiet. I compared with the Fusion and when you add the V6 and traction control with to the Fusion, the Sable is a much better value.

Very impressed and surprised

4.9
luvmysable on 04/11/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

In 2007 I was in a bad car accident in a small foreign car (I was rear-ended). I resolved to never buy such an unsafe car again. I set out to find the safest car in America and buy it, no matter what. I was sad to have to “settle” for an old lady car like the Sable. I barely test drove it, picked my color, at least got the chrome wheels, and I was off. I am so completely and totally in love with that car! It is amazing and has so many surprises; stuff my Mom’s Lexus doesn’t even have. And it can *move* if you get on the gas pedal. It’s the only car I will ever buy and I will lease a new one in two years, without question. I feel so safe! This was no compromise for me at all! Love it!

Smooth car

4.8
Bill Pechilis on 03/29/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I traded a Honda Pilot and so far am very pleased. Averaging 24 mpg, like sitting higher, quality seems great. The room is massive without being goofy big on the outside. I love te soft leather and the body shape. As long as it holds up, it's the nicest car I've ever owned in 35 years of driving. Nice job Mercury

A Great Car

4.8
RJM on 03/27/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I enjoy driving my Mercury Sable. It is a very well-built car and has a lot of room. The trunk is large. I receive compliments on it often.

Love my Sable

5
Roberto on 03/17/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have had it 3 months and have 6,500 miles on it driving from Pa to Canada to Florida and back to PA. No problems detected so far. I looked at Buick Lucerne, Honda Accord and Nissan Altima before selecting the Sable. I traded a 2004 Subaru Forester because it wasn't comfortable on long drives. The Sable has a very smooth, quite ride w/good mileage. Sync system took a while to master and performs reasonably well. The Sync system, Sirius and 6 CD player have overwhelmed me w/music choices for those long drives. Overall the Sable is a great value car.

Reliabe

3.8
aarttek on 03/07/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

The car drives well, it is comfortable and handles easily. I use it to transport seniors from place to place and they have complemented on the Sable's comfortable ride.

This is a Ford?

4.8
Colorado Sable on 02/26/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Needed AWD sedan. Looked at Audi, Benz, BMW, Lexus, Subaru. Test drove 08 Sable and was floored. Quiet, comfortable, good power and 6 speed tranny. Can be picked up for little over invoice. Gas mileage on par with other >250hp v6 large sedans, do the research. AWD is super. 80% of the luxo's at 1/3 the cost. 5000 miles and not a single issue. Below 60 turn off overdrive and car is much more responsive around town and MPG stays the same.

I like my Sable.

4.3
Kay Cole on 02/07/2008

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

I enjoyed driving my Sable, it is easy to park, and handle around town. It has the power under the hood when I need it on the road.

Great Vehicle !

4.9
JS on 02/02/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

10 days & 500 miles. Sticker is $32K, got $2k off from the dealer and $2k factory rebate. I am pleased & impressed. This is a lot of automobile for $28K. I can't believe Ford is not advertising this vehicle. Fit & finish is on par with any Honda or Toyota. While not a Vette or Lincoln Town Car, this is a powerful, smooth, comfortable, roomy & quite vehicle. Huge back seat and huge trunk, not to mention with the trunk passtru & passenger front seat down, you can carry 9 foot items ! SYNC with my Verizon LG cellphone & Apple iPod is fantastic! While gas mileage is not exactly outstanding, one must remember that this is a large (safe) vehicle with AWD.

Great Value for the Money

4.8
dmers1 on 01/28/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Power is quite good for a V-6, 260 HP and it shifts very smooth with the 6 speed Automatic. The oil filter is located in a pretty good spot and I use my drive up ramps using 5W-20 oil every 7500 miles. I changed at 2500 the first time to get factory grit out of the engine as I tend to keep cars quite a long time. This car starts every time and never misses no matter what temperature__4-8 degree mornings for us. The only problem, I had was an out of adjustment cruise control switch on the brake pedal that would kick out the cruise occasionally. I took it to a nearby Ford dealer for a quick fix and that was it. I did buy the extended 6 year/100K mile warranty since I still remember the $1800

08 Sable

4.3
Merlin on 01/20/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Traded a Honda Accord 06, EX-L, for this 08 Mercury Sable. So far I'm extremely pleased with this car. I gave up nothing in terms of build quality and find it much more comfortable than the Honda. Would certainly recommend it to those looking for superior car at a reasonable price.

A Great Car

4.8
pete on 01/05/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My 2007 Motego was a very good car. The Sable is even better. Better ride, much better performance. I've driven it 4,500 miles in all kinds of conditions including mountain driving. It performed very well under all conditions. Highway mileage equals or exceeds 28MPG and around town ranges from 17 to 20MPG. The first 1,000 miles I did experience a little delay in downshifting but now it does fine. I would definitely recommend this car to all types of drivers. It's quick enough, has an excellent ride and is quiet. What more can you ask for?

Outstanding Car

4.9
company car on 12/31/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have owned the AWD Sable Premier for two months and absolutely love it. If you are looking for a sport sedan - look elsewhere, but if you are looking for a great ride, high safety, and a great value - buy this car. The AWD system is great for snow and ice. Passenger comfort is exceptional - More room in the back seat than the 300. For both city and highway driving, we have averaged 20 mpg.

Fantastic Car

5
kjnewman on 12/25/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I wanted to move up to an import luxury car and spent time looking at Lexus, Acura and Audi first. My last stop was the Lincoln-Mercury dealer. I drove the MKZ and then the salesman suggested I try the new Sable. I was reluctant but figured since I was there anyway I might as well try it. What a car! $20,000-40,000 less than the imports with all the bells and whistles. I was so shocked I had to go back 3 times to make sure. This car is a steal! The Sync system is terrific and the car is so damn comfortable I can hardly believe it. Ford has a winner here that appears to have been overlooked by the media and auto pundits.

Proud Mercury Owner

5
Chris on 12/16/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I traded in a 2005 Cadillac SRX fully loaded for a 2008 Mercury Sable Premier AWD fully loaded with satellite radio, navigation, rear DVD and bluetooth sync. I am extremely pleased with this vehicle. It rides better and is quieter than the Cadillac I previously drove. It has one of the largest trunks available in a sedan at over 21 cubic feet. I paid $34,500 with all these features...at least $15,000 lower than if I had bought another Cadillac. The Cadillac had poor quality. This vehicle seems to be built solid. It is every bit as luxurious as any other $50,000+ vehicle when fully loaded. You gotta Check it out!

Wow

5
Darwin on 12/06/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

08 sable with sync black on black. Wow whata car. Excellent get up and go. Comfortable. Luxury feel for not so much the price. I would reccomend this for anybody! For the money you can't complain.

This is a great car

5
Wyoming cowboy on 10/30/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Seeking an AWD vehicle with good power and plenty of styling and comfort? This one fits the bill. I have owned Subarus and Mercs in the past but this is the best. I regularly get 27+ mpg at freeway speed. It handles well in bad weather. It has a smooth ride and is quiet and solid. I have 7000 miles without a hint of a problem. Only complaint is that the dark ink blue is nearly black. Go for black if you want or lighter blue as this blue shows its beauty only in bright sun.

A Ford Man Always

4.8
golfguy on 10/18/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Have 1,500 miles and love the car. Seem to get great highway mileage but city seems very low. Very comfortable seating and feel better than my old town car. Love all the light around the car when you open the doors. 7,500 service intervals is also appealing So far we love it. Door clicker on the key could use a "raised" spot or "dimple" to locate the Open button in the dark. Hard to feel the buttons. Difficult to find slot for key without bending around the steering column to actually look.

Great Value

4.6
Mark on 10/03/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I went from a Chrysler 300M to this car and I'm so glad I did. It is a great value. It is the roomiest car in it's class. I am 6'4 and can sit comfortably in the back seat with the drivers seat all the way back. However I was slightly disappointed in the foot well space on the drivers side. Also, being tall, my head is pretty close to the roof of the car with the moonroof option. The engine is quiet and has great acceleration when you need it. You may be disappointed in the gas mileage though if you don't do a lot of highway driving. 75% of my miles are highway miles and I still only average about 23.5 MPG. The only real negative I have is the instrumentation. Pretty basic.

From Montego to Sable

4
Sverige on 09/18/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

After 65,000 good miles, mostly highway, on a '05 Montego with only one latent factory defect that was readily fixed, I traded for a new Sable. About the only thing I really wanted was a built in satellite radio. After putting about 800 miles on the Sable I think Ford has just about got it right with the changes between the two models. Both are very roomy and comfortable on long trips.

Waited for 2008 and Glad

4.5
JFS on 09/03/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Almost bot 2005 Montego but backed out at the last minute. Was nervous over engine and quirky CVT. '08 offer sufficent power, smooth 6 spd trany. All other features - space, ride, safety, still there. USA Today auto editor said that front end bounces too much over sharp bumps. I can't find this at all. Some have said that 6 spd trans too slow to downshift and "hunts" too much for right gear. I disagree again. Exterior design may not be a medal winner but certainly not ugly. Is some tire noise w/ 18" Pirelli's but no where near a deal breaker. A very underated car.

Premier AWD

4.9
Cletis Pride on 08/21/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Smooth, safe, attractive, driver- friendly, very roomy, quiet. Could stand a few more mpg.

A great car

4.9
Ronald on 08/02/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have owned the vehicle for a little over a month and driven it over 3000 miles. The car runs great, has plenty of power, handles good and has lots of room. It is a very good car.

A lot of car for the money!

5
Wynn on 07/21/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my Sable on July 7 and continue to be amazed at the performance and features. The transmission is silky smooth and seems designed for highway mileage. Front passenger's door unlocks with pull of the handle again--terrific! Vehicle is so quiet the Pirelli tire noise is noticable on some pavement. Performance of the new headlights is great.

Best Family Sedan Ever.

5
Aaron on 07/16/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The new 2008 Mercury Sable is great it has all the features you could ever want at a price you can afford. The new Sable's 3.5L V6 has plenty of horsepower to move the car without any problems and the engine is good on gas so far on highway driving I have manage an excellent 29.2mpg. I love the overall design of the Sable. It looks like a big Milan. The interior is comfortable with plenty of leg and headroom. The materials are great quality. I love the wood trims and the clock in the dash. I think it looks really classy. Also the Sable was rated the safest full-size sedan in America so I feel secure knowing my family is always safe. I really could not ask for a better car. It has been great so far.

We have a winner!

4.9
CommuterMan on 07/10/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my Sable two weeks ago and I have to say that Mercury has hit a home run with this one! They've addressed all of the weaknesses of the Montego: styling, power, wind noise, and lack of ESC. I love the looks of the new Sable, which must be seen in person to appreciate. I didn't care for the front of the Montego, it looked sort of buck-toothed. The Sable on the other hand, looks hungry. Up close it looks like a cross between the Milan and the Chrysler 300. The Sable has a much beefier engine now and it corners nicely. You just point and go - effortlessly, with plenty of power to spare. The 2008 Sable looks bigger than the old, but is only 2 in. longer.

Mercury Sable Better Than Ever!

4.9
Nick on 05/20/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My 2008 Mercury Sable is fantastic. I could not be happier with it. It handles great. The ride quality is superb, quiet and smooth. I have plenty of head and legroom as well as a great view of the road. The interior quality is superb. The fit and finish of the exterior is very nice. It's very tight. I love the exterior design. The front design is very sleek and I like the clear ailamp covers. The performance of the 3.5L V6 is great. It moves this heavy sedan with no problems and the 6-speed shifts smoothly. And I love the beautiful exterior color. Dark Ink Blue looks awesome and the black leather with white stitching is first class. I am very happy with my new Sable. I suggest you go check one out. It's really good to see that Mercury has finally got a lineup that will get young buyers in to the showrooms myself in included. 10 Years ago I never would have thought i would own a Mercury at 27 Years old.


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