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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan S 2.0L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual S 26 33 $12,961 $13,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS S 26 33 $13,421 $13,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic S 26 31 $13,921 $14,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual GS 26 33 $13,921 $14,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual SX 26 33 $13,921 $14,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS S 26 31 $14,381 $14,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Manual w/ABS GS 26 33 $14,381 $14,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Manual w/ABS SX 26 33 $14,381 $14,999
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic GS 26 31 $14,881 $15,499
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic SX 26 31 $14,881 $15,499
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic w/ABS GS 26 31 $15,341 $15,999
4-Door Wagon 2.0L Automatic w/ABS SX 26 31 $15,341 $15,999
3-Door Coupe I4
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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
$12,961
$15,213
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,499
$16,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$225 / month
$275 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 48.2 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.0 84.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.1 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 185.0
Height, Overall (in) 60.8 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.9 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 69.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 37.0
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2604 2861
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 141 @ 5700 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.14
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Aerio Mercury Cougar
Body Style 4dr Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
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.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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