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1996 Mercury Cougar
1996 Mercury Cougar
Available Price Range $1,520-$4,764 Trims1 Combined MPG 22 SeatsN/A

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The axiom used around Detroit for years is: Sheet metal sells. Put a fresh wrapper on old goods and watch the buyers line up. Maybe this could explain why the Mercury Cougar isn't the first name one thinks of when considering a stylish coupe. Detroit invented the big two-door personal luxury coupe, and the Cougar's basic shape has been around since 1989, although it does receive a n... Read full review for the 1996 Mercury Cougar

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Best First Car Ever!!!

by Car Reviewer from Minneapolis, MN on September 2, 2010

It's my first car and it is a blast! I couldn't have asked for anything better. Crazy powerful, fast car. Tons of torque and 0-60 juice. Rides extremely smooth with a transmission that glides into gea... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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