Buick's surprisingly satisfying LaCrosse has V-6 power, a great automatic transmission, and a sophisticated interior.
The Toyota Avalon's somewhat unusual styling is balanced by its vast interior room and the model's exceptional reputation for reliability.
Chevrolet's Impala was greatly improved in a redesign a few years ago and can be a great bargain; plus, it's the only car in this group with a V-8 option.
The Ford Taurus is the Sable's near-twin and has a bold horizontal grille.
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|2008 Mercury SableBrowse Used Listings||2009 Chevrolet ImpalaBrowse Used Listings||2008 Ford TaurusBrowse Used Listings||2008 Toyota AvalonBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas/Ethanol V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|4-Door Sedan FWD||4-Door Sedan LS||4-Door Sedan SEL FWD||4-Door Sedan XL (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan LS||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan|
|Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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