Distance between two sides of a vehicle affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 145HP is widther only by 7 percent than the Alfa Romeo 156 II and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „mid-size” segment equals to around 1,764 millimeters and is by 96 mm larger than the same attribute of the Mercury Sable III.
The Mercury Sable III has 6 % longer wheelbase in relation to Alfa Romeo. Consequently the Mercury Sable III Estate is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Mercury Sable III is 652 mm longer than the Alfa Romeo 156 II Estate 2.5 i V6 24V Q-System 192HP automatic. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually have more storage space. Although the Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 145HP occurs to be better for families or those who love the idea of convenient rides, the Alfa Romeo may appeal to singles as it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.