Considering buying a 2003 Mercury Sable

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Old 07-15-08, 10:22 AM
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Considering buying a 2003 Mercury Sable

Hello, i'm considering purchasing a 2003 mercury sable sedan, 64,141 miles, 3.0L 6cyl. I'm wondering how reliable these cars are and any other information previous owners or experts know.

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Jim
 
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Old 07-15-08, 02:39 PM
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My wife has a 2003 sable that we bought used 4 yrs ago. It has 98,000 miles with the 12 valve 3.0 [cheaper of the two 3.0s]

We had to have the fuel pump and a window motor replaced days after the warranty expired
The only other work other than regular oil changes [and other maintence] has been brakes and I replaced the starter last summer. The ac compressor has recently started to whine a little but is still working fine.

My wife really likes the car. She gets about 25 mpg, I get 27. Her small foot weighs more than my big foot
 
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Old 07-22-08, 02:56 PM
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i got one

i have a mercury sable, a 97, and it's pushing 170,000 miles. reliable car, inexpensive service. it still has a tape player in it.
 
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Old 07-23-08, 07:59 AM
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The high depreciation rate on these vehicles works in your favor as a used car buyer. You can buy a great car with lots of miles left in it for not much money. The Sable/Taurus vehicles are reliable and darned good transportation value for the money.
 
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