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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
No Data Available
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$35,245
Invoice
$34,310
Average Price Paid
$33,947
250 listings nationwide

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2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,995
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,580
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When it comes to American muscle cars, few do it better than the Dodge Charger. It’s a unique breed—new four-door muscle cars just aren’t sold in the United States. anymore. There is a...

No Data Available
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

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

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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 ...

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 40.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,118 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 185 in 200.8 in
Width 69.6 in 82.7 in
Height 52.2 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in 120 in

Available Options

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Smoke Show
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group

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