2001 Mercury Cougar Overview


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2 Dr I4 Hatchback
3 national listings
2 Dr V6 Hatchback
34 national listings

Mercury Cougar Experts

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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

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Mercury Cougar Questions

Kimberly Moore

I Have A 2001 Mercury Cougar That Wont Go Into Drive. Could This Be My Tran...

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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 Starter Replacement

attempting to remove starter there are no haynes manuals available to help me, I have removed the air filter housing and radiator hoses, and am unable to budge the bolts? have soaked in pb blaster. ...

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Timing Chain Broke On My 2001 Mercury Cougar

I was driving about 30 mph when the timing chain broke. Will that ruin the engine in my 2001 Mercury Cougar V6 DOHC or can just the chain be replaced? I was told by a repair shop it is an interferen...

87 views with 24 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

What Other Starters Would Work In A 2001 Mercury Cougar?

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Linda Brooks

So Out Of The Blue My Car Started Over Heating, Be A Female I Don't No Much...

Warning light was on, immediately went off atfer refilling, still overheats an leaks right from the area where fliud goes, thanks for any hope an answers replyed

5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)