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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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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 32 $14,827 $16,205
4-Door Sedan SE 22 32 $15,102 $16,505
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 32 $16,410 $17,935
4-Door Sedan SE1 22 32 $16,685 $18,235
2-Door Coupe GT 21 32 $18,652 $20,385
4-Door Sedan GT 21 32 $18,926 $20,685
2-Door Coupe GT1 21 32 $19,814 $21,655
4-Door Sedan GT1 21 32 $20,088 $21,955
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,505
$14,827
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$16,205
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$270 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 92.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 14.6
Brakes
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 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94 10.9 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 14.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code T35 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code T35 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.02
Trans Order Code 445 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.98
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 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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