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2000 Mercury Cougar
2000 Mercury Cougar
Available Price Range $138-$6,406 Trims2 Combined MPG 24-29 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2000 Mercury Cougar

Our Take

Cougar is the "un-Mercury." It not only looks young and athletic, it performs that way, with a firm ride, youthful agility and commendable road grip.Cougar is a front-wheel-drive sports coupe that arrived for 1999 as the first production model with Ford's new-edge styling, which features cr... Read Full Report

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Our Expert Reviews

We first tested the Mercury Cougar when it arrived in Lincoln Mercury dealerships more than a year ago. Our harshest criticism of the car - a rather cheap-looking interior - has yet to be addressed on the 2000 model. But our overall impression of the Cougar has been tempered somewhat, if not downright improved, after comparing it with Toyota's all-new Celica, a head-to-head competitor th... Read full review for the 2000 Mercury Cougar

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A prime example of a great Sport Compact

by an anonymous street racer from Indianapolis, IN on June 1, 2010

I own a 2000 Mercury Cougar V6 and have since I bought it used with 46,000 miles, 4 years ago. I have since made many aftermarket customizations and additions to it for racing. The vehicle has proven ... Read Full Review

2 Trims 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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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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