Compare 2005 Buick Century vs 2005 Mercury Sable

2005 Buick Century
2005 Mercury Sable
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4-Door Sedan Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Custom 20 30 $20,166 $22,040
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 27 $19,499 $21,465
4-Door Sedan LS 20 27 $22,169 $24,465
4-Door Wagon LS 19 27 $22,967 $25,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,166
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,040
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.8 102.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.7
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 199.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 16.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.3 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QGY NA
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3342 3318
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Engine
Displacement
3.1L/191 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5200 153 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 4000 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
LG8 N/A
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 1.54
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Century Mercury Sable
Body Style
4dr Sdn Custom 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-wheel Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-wheel MacPherson Strut

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