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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe I4
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 23 34 $15,505 $16,700
3-Door Coupe V6 20 29 $15,955 $17,200
3-Door Coupe V6 S 20 29 $20,321 $22,050
2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $16,549 $17,810
4-Door Sedan SE 20 30 $16,582 $17,830
4-Door Sedan ES 20 29 $18,954 $20,465
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 28 $19,245 $20,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,505
$16,549
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$17,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$297 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 36.0
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 34.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 86.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 190.9
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 53.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 103.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 16.3
Brakes
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
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 9.0 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94 10.0 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 16.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T35 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code T35 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 3012
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 525
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 158 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 993 EY7
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 147 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.95
Trans Order Code 445 DD6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.72
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) 3.42 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.38
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Touring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Touring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
 
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