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Mercury Cougar 2.5

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5

2-door, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2530 cm3 / 154.4 cu in / 154.4 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MercuryIssued from1999
ModelCougar 2.5Issued until
SerieCougarNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercuryCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4770 l / 168.45 cu ft / 168.45 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4710 mm / 185.4 in / 185.4 inTotal (curb) weight1344 kg / 2963 lb / 2963 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity58 l / 12.8 UK gal / 15.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.60 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore82.4 mm / 3.24 in / 3.24 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2530 cm3 / 154.4 cu in / 154.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity423.95 cm3/cylinder / 25.871 cu in/cylinder / 25.871 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output49.4 kW/l / 1.086 bhp/cu in / 1.086 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.1 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio126.9 kW/ton / 96.1 bhp/ton / 96.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60-R16Tyres rear215/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercury Cougar 2.5

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