Compare 2003 Subaru Legacy Wagon vs 2003 Mercury Sable

2003 Subaru Legacy Wagon
2003 Mercury Sable
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5-Door Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual L 21 27 $18,684 $20,495
5-Door Automatic L 22 28 $19,406 $21,295
5-Door Manual L Special Edition 21 27 $19,492 $21,395
5-Door Automatic L Special Edition 22 28 $20,214 $22,195
5-Door Manual Outback 21 27 $21,118 $23,245
5-Door Manual w/Prem Audio Outback 21 27 $21,118 $23,245
5-Door Automatic Outback 22 28 $21,840 $24,045
5-Door Automatic w/Prem Audio Outback 22 28 $21,840 $24,045
5-Door 2.5 Manual GT 21 27 $23,494 $25,895
5-Door Manual Outback Ltd 21 27 $24,298 $26,795
5-Door 2.5 Automatic GT 20 26 $24,396 $26,895
5-Door Outback H6 22 28 $24,451 $26,995
5-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 28 $25,020 $27,595
5-Door Outback H6 L.L. Bean Edition 19 26 $27,349 $30,195
5-Door Outback H6 VDC 19 26 $29,293 $32,395
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $18,918 $20,625
4-Door Sedan GS Plus 20 28 $19,908 $21,725
4-Door Wagon GS 19 26 $20,088 $21,925
4-Door Wagon GS Plus 19 26 $20,988 $22,925
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $21,078 $23,025
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 19 26 $22,068 $24,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,684
$18,918
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,495
$20,625
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$344 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.9 102.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
30.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 199.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.3 -
Height, Overall (in)
60.0 55.5
Liftover Height (in)
22.8 26.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
74.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
43.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
47.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 16.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 10.9 x 1.0
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)
11.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Size
205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
135/70D16 T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 175
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3335 3338
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.1 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 155 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 186 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Trans Type
5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 2.77
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Wagon Mercury Sable
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Radius Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 36.0
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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