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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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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 33.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.0 84.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 37.8
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 69.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.62
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/60R15
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
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) 2604 2861
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Aerio Mercury Cougar
Body Style 4dr Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA 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.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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