Compare 2001 Mercury Cougar vs 2001 Oldsmobile Alero

2001 Mercury Cougar
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3-Door Coupe I4
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
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4-Door Sedan GX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
4-Door Sedan GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
2-Door Coupe GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
4-Door Sedan GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
2-Door Coupe GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
2-Door Coupe GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GLS 21 32 $19,878 $21,965
2-Door Coupe GLS 21 32 $20,081 $22,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,505
$16,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$17,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.2 50.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.2 91.0
Second Hip Room (in)
46.1 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.6
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.3 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.4 107.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
185.0 186.7
Height, Overall (in)
52.2 54.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 14.6
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.25 x 0.94 10.9 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.9 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 14.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
T35 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
T35 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2861 3026
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.0 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 102
Engine
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
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 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 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.62
Trans Order Code
445 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercury Cougar Oldsmobile Alero
Body Style
3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.94 Hollow
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Tri-Link

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