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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
4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 25 33 $15,678 $17,135
2-Door Coupe SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $20,422 $22,320
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $15,678 $17,135
4-Door Sedan SE1 25 33 $16,996 $18,575
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,237 $21,025
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $20,422 $22,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,213
$15,678
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,520
$17,135
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 186.3
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 - TBD -
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code N/A -QCD
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code N/A -QCD
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 3116
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 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 138 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 25
Transmission
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 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA NA
 
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