2004 Audi A6 vs. 1999 Mercury Sable

To start off, 2004 Audi A6 is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Mercury Sable. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Mercury Sable would be higher. At 3,189 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Audi A6 weights approximately 78 kg more than 1999 Mercury Sable.

Because 2004 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1999 Mercury Sable. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Audi A6 will offer significantly more control. 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 2004 Audi A6 has manual transmission. 2004 Audi A6 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:

2004 Audi A6 1999 Mercury Sable
Make Audi Mercury
Model A6 Sable
Year Released 2004 1999
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3189 cc 2986 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 247 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1680 kg 1602 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 5100 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2760 mm


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