The horsepower is a something that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Mercury Sable IV Estate that has by 52 % more horsepower when compared to the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual. Consequently the Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP will achieve higher speed. Having more horsepower the Mercury will as well give noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects room in the cabin as well as stability while driving. The width of the Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP is larger by 5 percent in comparison to the Audi A4 B7 and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „D” segment equals to 1,764 mm and is by 5 percent larger than the same feature of the Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP which can carry 6 l more fuel compared with the Audi A4 B7 Avant. The medium fuel tank size in the mid-size segment, which is represented by the Mercury Sable IV Estate, is 63 l, whereas in large family cars class (represented by the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual) it is 63 l.
Mercury Sable IV has 4 % longer wheelbase in comparison to the Audi A4 B7 Avant. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP is 10 percent longer than the Audi A4 B7 Avant. Long cars have roomy cabin and usually have plenty of trunk space. While the Mercury Sable IV Estate 3.0 155HP seems to be better choice for families or those who appreciate comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.6 i 102HP manual may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not make troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Mercury Sable IV, which is by 43 mm higher than the Audi A4 B7 Avant, would be better pick for you. However, compared cars do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.