Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP vs Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP

Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP

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6 reasons for

Mercury Sable III Estate, model available from 1996 to 1999.
It has 3.0 200HP petrol engine produced from 1996 to 1999.
Drive has manual gearbox.

1 reason for

Peugeot 405 I Estate, model available from 1987 to 1992.
It has 1.6 72HP petrol engine produced from 1988 to 1992.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP
Mercury

6 reasons for Mercury Sable III Kombi 3.0 200KM in comparison to Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP

Reasons for
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Maximal power

200 > 72 hp
The Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP has by 178 percent more horsepower compared to the Peugeot. The difference is huge and so it greatly affect joy of riding the car. It may be interesting to know that the Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP has by 31 percent more horsepower than the medium level in its class.
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Width

1,860 > 1,714 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mercury is 146 millimeters wider in comparison to the Peugeot 405 I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
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Wheelbase

2,757 > 2,663 mm
Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP has 4 % longer wheelbase when compared to the Peugeot. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
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Length

5,097 > 4,398 mm
The Mercury Sable III is 16 % longer in comparison to the Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have more storage space. Although the Mercury occurs to be better for families or those who love the idea of convenient driving, the Peugeot may appeal to city drivers because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
1

Model release date

1996 > 1987
Manufacture of the older car began much more earlier than Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP thus we may expect that this car features not so modern parts used.
0

End of model sale

1999 > 1992

Peugeot

1 reason for Peugeot 405 I Kombi 1.6 72KM in comparison to Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP

Reasons for
1

Height

1,445 > 1,419 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 26 mm in favor of the Peugeot 405 I is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.

Cars specifications

Mercury Sable III Estate 3.0 200HP Peugeot 405 I Estate 1.6 72HP
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 1996 1987
    Facelifting no no
    Class D D
    End of model sale 1999 1992
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