1996 Mercury Cougar User Reviews

1996 Mercury Cougar Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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mikesmith0079 writes:
1996 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr XR7 Coupe Review
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5

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I have nothing bad to say about this vehicle. We've owned it 18 years and never had any major problems, just the basic maintenance services.

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No disappointments here, Get in and drive anywhere !!

mikesmith0079
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Great Car Extremely Reliable !!! — I like everything about the car and have no dislikes, The car has served us well over the long years of owning it. Whoever buys this car I know will enjoy it as much as we did. The A/c blows ice cold.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cathy writes:
1996 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr XR7 Coupe Review
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Solid

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Radiator

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My Sexy Cougar — My car is my Baby. I love the way she handles, I love the way she looks. She is a work of art. My Cougar is the best car that I have ever owned. I prefer older cars with sexy lines and she delivers.

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Gary writes:
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body i great

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small cracks in fiberglass

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Good All Around Car — great car handles good and good runner. so far no problems. good acceleration brake are good mine has no abs the belt squeeks but 6thats cuz my tensioner is bad love the interior its leather very roomy gas milage is ok for a six could be better

Primary Use: Family transportation

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David writes:
1996 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr XR7 Coupe Review
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Awesome — Best Car ever driven wish to had still be able to drive today!!! No matter how fast driven it responded perfectly. Cost very good other than other minor maintenance. The Couger is the best car to drive. One of the best muscle cars.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Armando E. writes:
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It´s a sporty V6 sporty car .

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If you can´t handle a 4cly you can't handle a V6

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A Economic Car From The Mercury Line — The acceleration can be increseased by the overdrive and it´s powerfoul engine can make in extreme conditions. The gas mileage is average because of the engine. These car is fun to drive because of the engine powerplant. The car need a few repairs when it goes about 1.500 mileages.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alex writes:
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i can beat the piss out of it and it can handle it

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body damage

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Driving Is More Fun Sideways! — most my friends know Karen, she's fun to drive, has plenty of room, has yet to be stopped by the 5 oh, gets less than 15 mpg, has cold ac that turns out if you hit a bump in the road, is by far not a show winner, and sadly, no longer has a sweet stereo

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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