The 4th generation of the Sable has a cumulative PainRank™ of 8.53. That can be compared against other Mercury generations. Shopping for a Mercury? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2000–2005 Sable model years have sent in 124 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (24%) followed by the engine (16%) and the electrical (12%).