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Mercury Sable vs. Volvo S40 Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 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, 9.5 months of data per Sable, average 117700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2008 Mercury Sable 72
57.6923076923% 57.6923076923% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  60 Sables, 10.0 months of data per Sable, average 103900 miles

Common problem with corrosion on leading edge of the hood.

 

2007 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 S40s, 10.6 months of data per S40, average 99300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2006 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 S40s, 9.5 months of data per S40, average 98900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2005 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Sables, 9.2 months of data per Sable, average 117100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Volvo S40 76
43.3901918977% 43.3901918977% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  25 S40s, 8.2 months of data per S40, average 123100 miles

Includes 2004.5s, first model year.

 

2004 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Sables, 8.1 months of data per Sable, average 129100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Sables, 8.5 months of data per Sable, average 134900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Sables, 10.0 months of data per Sable, average 129000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Mercury Sable   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Sables, 8.1 months of data per Sable, average 123600 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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