(4.0) 14 reviews
MSRP: $1,197$4,677
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 25-28
Engine: 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Mercury Cougar

Our Take on the 2002 Mercury Cougar

Our Take

A Convenience Group is now standard for Mercury’s sporty, front-drive coupe. Two new limited-production, special-edition models — the XR and C2 — also have gone on sale, each packed with a unique group of equipment. First seen at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2001, the C2 coup... Read Full Report


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Worth More than a Honda

by C2 Cougar owner from Toppenish on June 3, 2010

I'veowned this car now for 2 years. Ive had little to no problems with it. Mind you it is a C2 model with a 5 speed manual transmission. I had the choice of this either this or an SRT4. I made the bes... Read Full Review

5 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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