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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 29 $20,399 $22,165
4-Door Sedan SEL 21 29 $22,199 $24,165
4-Door Sedan Limited 21 29 $24,111 $26,290
4-Door Sedan AWD SE 19 26 $22,019 $23,965
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 19 26 $23,819 $25,965
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 19 26 $25,731 $28,090
4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

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
$20,399
$19,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,165
$21,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Sedan Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 41.3 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.1 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 64.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.7 199.8
Height, Overall (in) 60.1 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.0 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 112.9 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.2 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R17 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R17 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3643 3318
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 203 @ 5750 153 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 4500 186 @ 5500
Engine Order Code NA N/A
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.54
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Five Hundred Mercury Sable
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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