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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
4-Door Sedan GX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
2-Door Coupe GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
2-Door Coupe GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
2-Door Coupe GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
2-Door Coupe GLS 21 32 $20,081 $22,190
4-Door Sedan GX 21 32 $16,091 $17,210
4-Door Sedan GL1 21 32 $17,197 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL2 21 32 $18,025 $19,700
4-Door Sedan GL4 21 32 $17,037 $18,620
4-Door Sedan GLS 21 32 $19,878 $21,965
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,505
$16,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$17,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$287 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 50.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 107.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 14.6
Brakes
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
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 14.3
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 993 LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
Transmission
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,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Oldsmobile Alero
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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