2001 Mercury Cougar Overview


Looking for a Used Cougar in your area?

CarGurus has 348 nationwide Cougar listings starting at $1,900.


Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.



2 Dr I4 Hatchback
4 national listings
2 Dr V6 Hatchback
37 national listings

Mercury Cougar Experts

#1 lisagayle
Reputation 1,410
#2 Jessica Cornelison
Jessica Cornelison
Reputation 350
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 320
View All

Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 18 reviews

Cougar Fanatic by John
 — Straight line acceleration of the MTX (manual) is decent, but not anything to brag about (the automatic transmission's acceleration is pretty bad). Performance in the twisties IS something to brag ab... Read More
Best Totaled Car I Have Ever Driven. by Jonathan
 — This was someone's baby. I actually raced against it, when I was driving my `96 Contour, about a year before it became mine. When I bought it, it was Ford Zinc Yellow, its body kit had been molded... Read More
Great Car Needs Svt Engine And Exhaust To Be A Legit Challenge. by Bryan
 — Pros: Cargasmic engine sound when you floor it. rivals 2001 mustang but looks like and eclipse/celica Cons: 20mpg, automatic does not use the great engine this car was given very well. needs NOS... ... Read More

People researching a 2001 Mercury Cougar contacted a dealer about

Mitsubishi Eclipse
11% of the time
Picture of 2001 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback, exterior
Mercury Cougar
8% of the time
Nissan Altima
8% of the time
Dodge Stratus
8% of the time
Looking for a Used Cougar in your area?
CarGurus has 348 nationwide Cougar listings starting at $1,900.

Mercury Cougar Questions


Where Is The Starter Located On The Motor

16 views with no answers yet

How Do U Change The Steering Column In A 2001 Cougar??

10 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

What Are These Parts?

Hi all, I have had this car in my driveway for a couple of years and decided to finally look at it.... I found a couple of parts I can't seem to know the name of to buy online... Any help on tho...

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

My Heater Went Out In My Mercury Cougar 2001 It Began To Make Clanking Grin...

It made a clanking sound before it went out sounded like a bit of grinding when it went out.

62 views with 6 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

What Is The Name Of The Hydraulic Line Coming Off The Firewall To The Trans...

32 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)