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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Competition
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Competition 28 39 $10,888 $11,525
4-Door Sedan Highline 28 39 $10,923 $11,820
2-Door Coupe Highline 28 39 $10,847 $11,735
2-Door Coupe Competition 28 39 $10,810 $11,440
3-Door Coupe I4
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Body Style

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
$10,810
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,440
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 84.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 185.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 29.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5 69.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 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) 7.9 x 1.5 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.8 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 15.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T35
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2461 2829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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) 14 x 4.0 15 x -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 590
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 5500 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ECC 993
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 125 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 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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