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

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2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,935

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
No Expert Reviews
2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Mercury’s Grand Marquis, essentially unchanged since the last millennium, soldiers on, at least through 2011. This grandfatherly six-passenger full-size sedan long ago saw its halcyon ...

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 ...

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
5
writes:
These Mercurys are basically the same from about 2005-2011 and the platform goes back even further. The 4.6 li...
30
writes:
Always liked the Gd Marquis LS Ride, comfort, trunk space, options
55
writes:
nice, but not as cool as the Crown Vic

Specs

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
224 hp @ 4,800 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.55 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional 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 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 20.6 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185 in 212 in
Width 69.6 in 84.5 in
Height 52.2 in 58.3 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in 114.6 in

Available Options

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base

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