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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 $15,213 $16,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Base 21 30 $15,663 $17,020
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport 21 30 $16,113 $17,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Premium 21 30 $17,013 $18,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Ultimate 21 30 $18,273 $19,920
LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual LX 26 32 $17,005 $18,890
Manual ULEV LX 26 32 $17,005 $18,890
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $17,229 $19,140
Manual ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $17,229 $19,140
Automatic LX 23 30 $17,724 $19,690
Automatic ULEV LX 23 30 $17,724 $19,690
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,948 $19,940
Automatic ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,948 $19,940
Automatic SE 23 30 $18,766 $20,850
Automatic ULEV SE 23 30 $18,766 $20,850
Automatic w/Side Airbags SE 23 30 $18,991 $21,100
Automatic ULEV w/Side Airbags SE 23 30 $18,991 $21,100
Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $20,339 $22,600
Manual EX 26 32 $19,350 $21,500
Manual ULEV EX 26 32 $19,350 $21,500
Automatic EX 23 30 $20,069 $22,300
Automatic ULEV EX 23 30 $20,069 $22,300
Manual EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,384 $22,650
Manual ULEV EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,384 $22,650
Automatic EX w/Leather 23 30 $21,102 $23,450
Automatic ULEV EX w/Leather 23 30 $21,102 $23,450
Automatic V6 EX w/Leather 20 28 $22,765 $25,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,213
$17,005
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,520
$18,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$315 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 52.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 32.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 92.7
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.0
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 36.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 105.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 186.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 13.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 8.6 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 16.09
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 2967
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 152 @ 4900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.3L/137
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 150 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.285
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.807
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.062
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Honda Accord Cpe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.04
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Double Wishbone
 
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