1967 Jaguar 240 vs. 1999 Mercury Sable

To start off, 1999 Mercury Sable is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Jaguar 240. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Jaguar 240 would be higher. At 2,986 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 Mercury Sable is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Mercury Sable weights approximately 162 kg more than 1967 Jaguar 240.

Because 1967 Jaguar 240 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1967 Jaguar 240. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1999 Mercury Sable, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. 1999 Mercury Sable has automatic transmission and 1967 Jaguar 240 has manual transmission. 1967 Jaguar 240 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1999 Mercury Sable will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1967 Jaguar 240 1999 Mercury Sable
Make Jaguar Mercury
Model 240 Sable
Year Released 1967 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2482 cc 2986 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 131 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1440 kg 1602 kg
Vehicle Length 4600 mm 5100 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2760 mm


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