2002 Mercury Cougar User Reviews

2002 Mercury Cougar Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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"handling" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews

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Remo writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr I4 Hatchback Review
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5

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i have a manual trans it shifts great.

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its only a 4 cylinder

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The Cougar — 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 the car it had 132090 in november of 2012 now its at 253456 so very many miles in short period of time.it takes it well with good maintence

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vincent writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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4

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Fun

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Parts cost

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Little Nice American Coupe — Performance are very good between 4000-5000 rpm. This car is greatly built. Interior style is pretty nice, seems like a luxury coupe. Consume 12 l/100 km on city mileage and 8 l/ 100km on speedway. Maintenance parts are tough to find, so it's expensive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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martykyj writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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3

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motor responds very well

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no repair manuals available for this car. It's difficult to work on

martykyj
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Abomination — None of the general repairs are easy to work on. There are no repair manuals available at auto parts stores. The repairs are expensive which is why I try and do what I can to save some money. Changine the oil is the easiest.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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JoyThief writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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3

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Looks nice and sporty and handles well. Front seats are very comfortable. Stock audio with 6 disc changer is surprisingly robust. Hatchback and folding rear seats allow a shocking amount of storage capacity.

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No back seat legroom, as it is a coupe. Fuel economy is very poor for a small car (roughly 18-20 unless you're on the interstate)

JoyThief
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Decent Summer Cruising Car. — Not gonna rock anyone's world, but the car gets the job done. The V6 is definitely nice, but it guzzles gas like my stepdad guzzles Jim Beam. Take it out for a drive on a summer day with the music up and windows down, and you'll fall in love.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Branden writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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this is my daily driver, very reliable

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none, unless you dont like sporty looking coupes

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Great Car Id Buy Another On, But It Will Be A Five Speed Next Time — its an auto so its not all that. doesnt need repairs hardly ever. as long as you maintain it properly. the exterior is pretty slick looking, the interior is just as nice. gas mileage is decent, 26 to 32 mpg, the car handles amazingly, so its a blast to drive, just slap on some toyo tires

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Luis writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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sturdy

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maintanence

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I Dont Know What Its Asking For Here — I'ts a strong car, but its really hard to upgrade if you have the V6 model because there's no room for anything, if you want to change a part in it you have to remove alot of stuff and for the price, its not a bad car at all

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Jenn writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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EVERYTHING!

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Nothing.

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Favorite Car Ever! — Car is built like a tank... has traded paint with an 18 wheeler, smashed by a cart in 60 mph winds, totalled a neon, and been t boned by a chevy. Still handles like new! LOVE LOVE LOVE this car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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Fun, Great Handling, Great stock stereo

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Could have better acceleration

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Great Car, Especially For The $4000 I Paid For It — GOODS: C2=Rare, Built well...for a ford...great stereo...for a stock one....looks great...Great gas milage....pretty fun...great trunk and seat room...Phenominal Handling Bads: AUTOMATIC, not that good acceleration, could have more of a growl to it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Erin writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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Handles very well

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Horrible turning radius, A/C kills pickup

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Great Daily Driver — Good steering, bad turning radius, but handles very well on fast turns. Good pickup without the A/C, very comfortable and smooth on the interstate. Fairly decent gas mileage. Excellent braking. Gorgeous inside and out. Potenzas help the handling, cheap tires are too loud. Very fun to drive, especially with the sunroof open.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback Review
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its American

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They stop making them

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Its My Third One So What Do U Think — The car will be flawless when it gets the body finished. Its the third one I own so yea I love them. The car is slick looking and doesnt sound like a rice burner. So I would deff recomend this car.

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2001 Mercury Cougar Reviews

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2000 Mercury Cougar Reviews

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1999 Mercury Cougar Reviews

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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

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1997 Mercury Cougar Reviews

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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

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