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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
2-Door Coupe SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 23 33 $13,518 $14,615
4-Door Sedan SE 23 33 $14,295 $15,455
2-Door Coupe GT 25 33 $15,868 $17,155
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,213
$13,518
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,520
$14,615
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$244 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 32.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2 87.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 48.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6 68.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 182.0
Height, Overall (in) 52.2 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 104.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94 10.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
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 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.5 14.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0 35.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code N/A NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R15 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2861 2606
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 115 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SMPI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA LN2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 33
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.02
Trans Order Code NA 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar Pontiac Sunfire
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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