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Mercury Sable vs. Volvo S40 Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2009 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Sables, 9.1 months of data per Sable, average 117200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2008 Mercury Sable 75
60.989010989% 60.989010989% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  62 Sables, 10.1 months of data per Sable, average 103800 miles

Common problem with corrosion on leading edge of the hood.

 

2007 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 S40s, 10.4 months of data per S40, average 94100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2006 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 S40s, 10.6 months of data per S40, average 102300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2005 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Sables, 9.1 months of data per Sable, average 117300 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2005 Volvo S40 62
31.4498933902% 31.4498933902% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 S40s, 8.6 months of data per S40, average 125400 miles

Includes 2004.5s, first model year.

 

2004 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Sables, 7.5 months of data per Sable, average 120100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Sables, 8.8 months of data per Sable, average 137700 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2002 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Sables, 8.2 months of data per Sable, average 136200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Sables, 10.4 months of data per Sable, average 122100 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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