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Compare 1997 Mercury Mystique vs 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 33 $13,525 $14,775
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $14,749 $16,150
4-Door Sedan 24 33 $13,079 $13,960
4-Door Sedan SE (CMI)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
4-Door Sedan SE 23 33 $13,550 $14,809
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
4-Door Sedan GT 23 33 $14,753 $16,124
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,079
$13,838
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$14,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$247 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4 88.5
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5 50.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 56.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 103.4
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 55.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 186.9
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 53.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 13.4
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5 7.9 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.79
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78 2.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code T72 QFB
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/80R15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code T72 QFB
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2831 2873
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 105
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 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SEFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.92
Clutch Size (in) 9.5 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 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.57
Trans Order Code 445 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan SE
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 48 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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