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1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,755
1 vehicle

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2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,995

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
85
Malcolm 1998 Buick Skylark Custom Sedan FWDReview:

Great Gas Mileage — The pick- up and go is the best feature to me. I used to have a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire and it never go...

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
DeltaDrifter writes:
Very good power, but kinda heavy & priced too high.
245
Remo 2002 Mercury Cougar Hatchback FWDReview:

The Cougar — it is a good car and very good commuter does well on long trips to work and high miles bought mine...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
Each 2002 Mercury Cougar Hatchback FWDReview:

My Tricked Out Mercury Cougar — I had the 4 cylinder instead of the V6 but I couldn't find the V6 in a 5 speed and I didn't want an ...

Specs

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
--
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
--
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
150 hp @ 5,600 RPM
--
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
155 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
--
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Displacement
2,400 cc
3,100 cc
2,000 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 1 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 33.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 14.5 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 185 in
Width 68.2 in 69.6 in
Height 53.5 in 52.2 in
Wheelbase 103.4 in 106.4 in

Available Options

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD

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