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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
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 28 $19,245 $20,805
4-Door Sedan SE 20 30 $16,582 $17,830
4-Door Sedan ES 20 29 $18,954 $20,465
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
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 86.3
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 52.7
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 190.9
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 53.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 16.3
Brakes
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
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) 15.5 16.3
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code T35 NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T35 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 3012
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Dodge Stratus
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Touring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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