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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Base
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 22 32 $14,326 $15,585
2-Door Coupe ES 22 32 $16,350 $17,860
3-Door Coupe I4
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Engine

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
$14,326
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,585
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.1 84.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.4 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 69.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 185.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 52.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 14.5
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.6 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.58 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T35
Front Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T35
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2897 2829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4800 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECF 993
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 9.0 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 2.14
Trans Order Code DD4 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Avenger Mercury Cougar
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Base 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone 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) 25 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.63 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil springs w/Coil Springs
 
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