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Mercury Cougar V6


type 2+2 FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 82.40 mm × 79.50 mm 3.24 in × 3.13 in
Cylinders V-6
Displace 2.5 litre 2544 cc (155.244 cu in)
Engine type DOHC
Valves 4 valves per cylinder | 24 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.70:1
Fuel system SFi
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 124.36 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1106.5 kPa (160.5 psi)
Specific torque 88.05 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.04
Unitary capacity 424 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2703 mm
wheelbase 106.4 in
Length (milimeters) 4700 mm
Length (inches) 185 in
Width (milimeters) 1768 mm
Width (inches) 69.6 in
Height (milimeters) 1326 mm
Height (inches) 52.2 in
L:W ratio 1.74
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1367 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 3014 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 58.7 litre
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 12.9 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 15.5 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Transverse
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 25.3
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 2001 Mercury Cougar V6 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 2001

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