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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 34 $11,789 $12,745
4-Door Sedan SE 24 34 $11,789 $12,745
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,564 $15,745
2-Door Convertible GT 22 30 $19,559 $21,145
3-Door Coupe I4
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Body Style

Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 24 34 $14,977 $16,390
3-Door Coupe V6 19 28 $15,422 $16,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,789
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,745
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.6 84.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 51.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.6 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 106.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 69.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 181.7 185.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.7 52.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 14.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code QFB T35
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code QFB T35
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2670 2829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 590
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LN2 993
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.47 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.14
Trans Order Code MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Indep Quadralink
 
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