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

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2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,350

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

For 2019, the Continental got new standard safety features and a Coach Door limited edition. Competitors include the Cadillac XTS and CT6, Audi A7, BMW 6 Series, and Genesis G90. Linco...

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

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

2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
305 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.75 in x 3.41 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 44.4 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 41.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185 in 201.4 in
Width 69.6 in 82.3 in
Height 52.2 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2020 Lincoln Continental
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Diamond
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Iced Mocha
  • Infinite Black
  • Magnetic Gray
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet
  • Silver Radiance

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Elements Package
  • Premium Package
  • Twin Panel Moonroof W/Power Shade
  • Wheels: 20" Polished Aluminum

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