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2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,995
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,815
72 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
No Expert Reviews
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

The Pontiac Grand Prix backpedals a bit for 2008, which will be its last year in production. A GT version with a 260-horsepower supercharged V6 engine, available the previous few years...

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 ...

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
GuruSCZNX writes:
Really good appearance, not great. V6 has good performance, not really good. Good condition gxps are hard to f...
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"Sportier bucket seats versus bench like seats for the Taurus."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"A family type car that doesnt make feel like your in an old mans car..."
GuruYNCG9 writes:
Best ride in a car that I have experienced.
15
Stephon writes:
Beside some electrical issue some idiot had before me im content right now

Specs

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 17 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9.4:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
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3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional 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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 16 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 185 in 198.3 in
Width 69.6 in 71.6 in
Height 52.2 in 55.9 in
Wheelbase 106.4 in 110.5 in

Available Options

2002 Mercury Cougar
Hatchback FWD
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

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