2009 Fiat Multipla vs. 1999 Mercury Sable

To start off, 2009 Fiat Multipla is newer by 10 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 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 232 kg more than 2009 Fiat Multipla.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 2009 Fiat Multipla has manual transmission. 2009 Fiat Multipla 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:

2009 Fiat Multipla 1999 Mercury Sable
Make Fiat Mercury
Model Multipla Sable
Year Released 2009 1999
Body Type Minivan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1910 cc 2986 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 118 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 6 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1370 kg 1602 kg
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 5100 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1880 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2760 mm


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