2001 Mercury Cougar V6 US

Mercury Cougar V6 is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.5 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) at 6250 rpm and 224 Nm (165 lbft/22.8 kgm) at 4250 rpm respectively. The power is transferred to the wheels through a 5 speed manual transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 1367 kg.

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2001 Mercury Cougar V6 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4700 mm
How heavy?
1367 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2544 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
224 Nm / 165 ft.lb / 22.8 kgm @ 4250 rpm

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2001 Mercury Cougar V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2703 mm 106.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Length 4700 mm 185 inches
Width 1768 mm 69.6 inches
Height 1326 mm 52.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1367 kg 3014 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.7 litres 12.9 UK Gal 15.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.5 litre
2544 cc
(155.244 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.4 × 79.5 mm
3.24 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
66.8 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
224 Nm (165 ft·lb) (22.8 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
88.05 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1106.5 kPa (160.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 424 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 126.09 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
124.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.78 kg/kW
18.01 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID77682
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercury Cougar V6 added 2001-03-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.