Specs

Research 1999 Mercury Cougar specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

3dr Coupe I4

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.25 x 0.94
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590

Engine

Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Type Gas I4
Engine Order Code 993

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Height, Overall (in) 52.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.6
Length, Overall (in) 185.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Head Room (in) 34.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercury Cougar
Body Style 3 Door Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code T35
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code T35

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82
Clutch Size (in) 9.5
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89
Trans Description Cont. Again

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2829

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum