Compare 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 1999 Mercury Cougar

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
1999 Mercury Cougar
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 24 34 $11,141 $11,916
4-Door Sedan 24 34 $11,234 $12,016
2-Door Coupe RS 24 34 $12,319 $13,176
4-Door Sedan LS 23 31 $13,516 $14,456
2-Door Coupe Z24 23 33 $14,974 $16,016
2-Door Convertible Z24 23 33 $18,340 $19,616
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3-Door Coupe I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 24 34 $14,977 $16,390
3-Door Coupe V6 19 28 $15,422 $16,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,141
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,916
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 34.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 84.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
180.7 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 37.0
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 15.5
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T35
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2584 2829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 590
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LN2 993
Displacement
2.2L/133 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 125 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.18 2.14
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.74 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32

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