Compare 1997 Hyundai Sonata vs 1997 Mercury Sable

1997 Hyundai Sonata
1997 Mercury Sable
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 28 $13,368 $14,749
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 27 $14,159 $15,549
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 20 27 $14,650 $16,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 GL 18 24 $15,546 $17,349
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 GLS 18 24 $16,240 $18,549
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4-Door Wagon GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Wagon GS 19 27 $17,864 $19,555
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $20,164 $22,140
4-Door Wagon LS 18 26 $20,164 $22,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,368
$17,864
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,749
$19,555
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$326 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.9 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.3 104.1
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
185.0 199.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.3 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 27.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- 49.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 38.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 80.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 81.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 46.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.7 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x .87 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.6 38.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Power
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T32
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2935 3476
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 130
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 6000 145 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4000 170 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA 99U
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.756 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.083 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.947 1.54
Trans Order Code
NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.322 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.939 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.083 2.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Mercury Sable
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Wagon GS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Macpherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

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