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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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.2
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
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
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
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
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 102
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 600
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
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Oldsmobile Alero
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
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
 
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