Compare 1999 Dodge Avenger vs 1999 Mercury Cougar

1999 Dodge Avenger
1999 Mercury Cougar
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2-Door Coupe Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 22 32 $14,326 $15,585
2-Door Coupe ES 22 32 $16,350 $17,860
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3-Door Coupe I4
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
$14,326
$14,977
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,585
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.1 84.2
Second Hip Room (in)
49.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 34.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.1 69.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 52.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.9 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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.6 8.0 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.58 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T35
Front Tire Size
P195/70HR14 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T35
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2897 2829
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 105
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 125 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4800 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ECF 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
9.0 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.13 2.14
Trans Order Code
DD4 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Avenger Mercury Cougar
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Base 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.63 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 32
Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone MacPherson Strut

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