2000 Mercury Cougar User Reviews

2000 Mercury Cougar Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 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: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
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"small power" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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Low cost maintence, good mods, easy to fix

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little bit of ratteling upon start up

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Love This Car!!! — I bought this car after my 97 mustang was totalled and I adore this car! I have been able to find tons of mods with little effort and is easy to fix personally (I am a chick with minor expeirence). I love the sleek style and for a 4cyl my little 5 speed is QUICK and hugs turns! I have had no issues and has 181xxx miles. The only issue i ran into was i had to replace the rear hatch support but took maybe 45mins. I highly reccommend it best bang for your buck!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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A fun sporty car for somebody on a budget.

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Had to replace the rear catilitic converter. Gas mileage isn't the best.

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My Review On My Couger — Performance is great for everyday driving. Acceleration is energetic. Braking is very good, almost had an accident once and the brakes did they're job nicely. Handling is very smoothe, not fussey, very fun around corners. Cant comment much on the build quality, not much of a grease monkey but I did need a new rear catilitic converter recently. Appearance is overall great, it does have somewhat of a round oval shape, but still at most angels it looks sporty and stylish. Interior looks sports car like, air vents set the tone of the interior for me. Gas milage isn't anything special, I'm averaging 19 MPG. The car overall is fun to drive, theirs a sense of speed as the angine revs, yet also of relaxation on a quiet road, the ride is pretty smooth given the age.

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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The Handling!

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Not much aftermarket, small back seats.

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I've Really Enjoyed Owining This Car — Great car, the zetec isnt the most powerful engine but it's got aftermarket potential. Mine is now supercharged. Handling is amazing with the aftermarket goodies I've added. Build quality is great, with the big stereo it doesnt rattle up the interior. Reliability is amazing, no major repairs needed, swapped to a focus motor with 340 000 km on it and it was still running strong. Parts are cheap and it looks amazing, it's aged very well.

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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Fun. good fuel milage

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Transmission. The atx and mtx-75 had issue with differentials

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Good Car, Much Like Others, With A Little Of Routine Maintanence It Makes A Great Car — Fun car. slightly underpowered 2.5 although has potential and is a great daily driver. Low end acceleration is a little doggy. around 3500 when the secondary plentums open the 2.5 comes to life. Braking is quite good. I have drilled and sloted rotors. Appearance is nice, suttle body line transition with rounded body, much like the 2g eclipse. car is very fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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gas mileage, storage space

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none

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2000 Mercury Cougar - 30+ Mpg — For a 2.0l 4 cylinder, you can't really complain. If you're looking for speed, look elsewhere obviously. The cougar tops out at 110mph where the fuel is cut off to prevent you from going any faster. I personally installed an intake and exhaust a few months after buying the car and noticed that around 50mph I could get around 40-45mpg. The car had a digital dash readout of the outside temperature, trip odometer and gas mileage. If you start the car holding down the unit and reset button you could get the CEL codes, a digital readout of the RPMs and the engine temp. I loved this car and regret selling it, but I was naive then and thought that I'd enjoy having something with acceleration.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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its fun

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nothing

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Great Car — its just a fun car, its built like a tank, its got a v6 what more can you ask for, and its cheap to own, its a total blast to drive so hell ya its a fun car to drive.

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

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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Good gas mileage, safe, reliable.

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Its automatic. I want manual.

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Good Car, Would Reccomend It. — Good car, 25-30mpg , sleek appearance. Brakes are good, but could be better. Low maintenence. I have fun driving this car. Car is quick, but not fast. Fun to fly around those curves in ;). Easy car to modify and make your own.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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ITS FAST! ITS SEXY! AND ITS LUXURY!

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NOTHING!

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You Should Ride In One Of These...at Least 5 Times Or More — Performance- Quick off the line, 130hp, 125ft/torque, grips like a rollercoaster ( you not gonna loose traction while highspeed cornering) Build Quality- Its a high end fast fun car. No repairs. Costs- Great fuel milage (24mpg and up) Fun- ITS FAST! No body roll, handles like a rollercoaster on its tracks.

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

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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Zetec 2.0L I4 Manual

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Mercury, Not enough HP + Torque

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Cougars = :) — Love the 2.0 Zetec manual, great motor best Zetec they make, looks nice, doesn't look like a ricer. don't see to many of them. love all my mods i've done, with lots to go! :) wish it was lighter, more HP and Torque.

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2000 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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Great design, comfort, and handling.

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Sun Roof jammed!

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Cougar Reliable! — Fairly reliable car and have owned for 9 years, just keep getting regular oil changes etc. Just starting to replace parts now, such as shocks, and breaks. Gas mileage is average. Very happy with the overall styling and design, it still looks good compared to others I see on the road today. I'm sorry they don't make these cars anymore!

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2002 Mercury Cougar Reviews

My Cougar By Reet43

I have loved this car until this recent problem has had it parked for over a year, has cost me about $1500 in parts and is still not fixed!! I haven't had to do much on this car prior to this, but no... Read More

The Cougar By Remo

it is a good car and very good commuter does well on long trips to work and high miles bought mine with as long as you take care of them they will at least last over 200,000 miles.when i bought t... Read More

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2001 Mercury Cougar Reviews

My Cruiser By NJCougar

Performance is horrible and the car is way to heavy. Well the build quatily is ok but if you want a nice ride buy an infiniti or a lexus.. Style is ok but to tell truth its more of a girls car. It use... Read More

My Kitty Has Been Good To Me By Paul

It's a lot more care than one expects. I have owned it since new and it's holding up very well despite me. The interior is stylish and made of good materials. Even after ten years, there are no squ... Read More

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1999 Mercury Cougar Reviews

Money Pit By cj1991

This car would be a great car if it was in good working order, but my 99 cougar is not. I would tell people to be various when looking to buy one of these cars, and to really look at the car to see ho... Read More

1999 Mercury Cougar V6 By Ginger

I love my car. It has great acceleration and is incredibly reliable. Performance overall is outstanding. I rarely have problems with it, and I feel safe in it. I have fun driving it, it is very quick.... Read More

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1997 Mercury Cougar Reviews

Cougarcoupe By davescougar

i like what ive done to it personally but i did not like it at first. done some minor yet appealing changes to it. new wheels, changed corner light, replaced mufflers with pipe and tip. looking for a ... Read More

Love Mine .*30*th Anniversary Edition By xr7man

Mine is a 1997 XR7 has the 4.6L 281ci 8 cyl factory 205 hp i replaced the factory square air box and filter with the cone K&N cold air intake,$130 and 1 hr to install,you'll notice a huge savings in m... Read More

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1996 Mercury Cougar Reviews

Great Car Extremely Reliable !!! By mikesmith0079

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.... Read More

Awesome By David

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 driv... Read More

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