Compare 1999 Mercury Cougar vs 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

1999 Mercury Cougar
1999 Pontiac Grand Am
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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
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2-Door Coupe SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,977
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,390
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 55.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.2 93.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
185.0 186.3
Height, Overall (in)
52.2 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.4 107.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.6 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 14.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
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)
8.0 x 1.5 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.25 x 0.94 10.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 15.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T35 QCD
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
T35 QCD
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2829 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x -TBD- 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
993 LD9
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5500 150 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.57
Trans Order Code
445 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
9.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercury Cougar Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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