Compare 2002 Oldsmobile Alero vs 2002 Mercury Cougar

2002 Oldsmobile Alero
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4-Door Sedan GX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
4-Door Sedan GX 24 32 $16,647 $17,805
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 32 $17,938 $19,605
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 32 $18,167 $19,855
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $19,288 $21,080
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,041 $22,145
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $20,267 $22,395
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3-Door Coupe I4
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,647
$15,213
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,805
$16,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$297 / month
$275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 51.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 84.2
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 34.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 52.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 14.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 1.0 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 15.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
P215/60R15 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3021 2861
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x -TBD- 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
-TBD- 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
-TBD- 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas 4-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
-TBD- 1.45
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
-TBD- 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
-TBD- 2.14
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
-TBD- 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
-TBD- 3.42
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile Alero Mercury Cougar
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
-TBD- 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
-TBD- NA
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Tri-Link w/Coil Springs

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