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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
The Car Connection's Take
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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 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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 84.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 185.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 14.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 16.0
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.0
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P205/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2461 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) 14 x 4.0 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
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
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
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Dodge Neon Mercury Cougar
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Indep Quadralink
 
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