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THE 1996 MERCURY COUGAR

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Revised October 28, 2016

1996 Mercury Cougar XR7

 


Wheels

1996 Cougar Wheels

Left to right: Luxury bolt-on wheel cover; 15" cast aluminum wheel, 15" cast aluminum geometric spoke wheel (Sport Appearance Group only).

 

Options

NOTE: S=standard, O=optional; A=dealer installed accessory

STANDARD FUNCTIONAL FEATURES

XR7

Driver-side air bag Supplemental Restraint System

S

Front passenger-side air bag Supplemental Restraint System

S

3.8L V6 engine with sequential multi-port fuel injection and 100,000 mile scheduled tune-up ***

S

4-speed electronic automatic overdrive transmission

S

Tinted glass

S

Power-assist brakes with audible wear sensors on front

S

58 amp-hr maintenance-free battery

S

130 amp-hr alternator

S

4.6L SOHC V8 engine with sequential multi-port fuel injection and 100,000 mile scheduled tune-up ***

O

Power four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock brake system (ABS)

O

Traction-Lok rear axle

O *

Electronic Traction Assist (requires ABS)

O

Electronic speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion steering

O **

Engine block heater

O

72 amp-hr heavy duty battery

O

Electronic rear window defroster

O

* Not available with Traction Assist.
** Electronic speed-sensitive, variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering included and only available with optional 4.6L V8 engine.
*** 100,000 mile scheduled tune-up under normal driving conditions with routine fluid/filter changes.

FEATURES - EXTERIOR

XR7

5-mph impact bumpers front/rear

S

Dual color-keyed power mirrors

S

Low profile complex reflector lens halogen headlamps

S

Flush glass

S

Remote keyless entry system

O

Illuminated entry

O

Multi-sport roof rack (ski, bicycle, water sports)

A

Front end cover

A

FEATURES - INTERIOR

XR7

Rear seat three-point manual shoulder safety belts (outboard) and lap safety belt for center position

S

CFC-free air conditioning

S

Reclining front bucket seats

S

Center console with floor shift

S

Rear center fold-down armrest

S

Courtesy lights - front only

S

Map pockets on doors

S

Power windows with illuminated switches

S

Side window demisters

S

Interval windshield wipers

S

Push on/push off parking brake system

S

Luggage compartment light

S

Rear seat heat ducts

S

Dual console-mounted cup holders

S

Tilt steering wheel

S

Luxury cloth and leather seat trim

S

Leather-wrapped shift knob

S

Power lumbar supports

S

Leather seating surfaces

O

6-way power driver's seat

O

6-way power passenger seat (requires power driver's seat)

O

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

O

CFC-free semi-automatic temperature control (requires auto lamp)

O

Power slide/tilt moonroof with sunshade (requires Luxury light group)

O

Fingertip speed control with tap up/tap down feature

O

Carpeted front floor mats

O

Power lock group

O

Anti-theft alarm system (requires remote keyless entry system)

O

Luxury light group

O

Auto lamp (requires semi-automatic temperature control)

O

SOUND SYSTEMS

XR7

Electronic AM/FM stereo radio with cassette and 4 speakers

S

High-level electronic radio with premium AM stereo/FM stereo and cassette, 4 premium speakers in 4 locations, 80 total watts RMS

O

High-level audio system with AM stereo/FM stereo compact disc radio, 80 total watts RMS (does not include cassette)

O

Power antenna

O

INSTRUMENTATION

XR7

Backlighted analog performance cluster with tachometer, fuel gauge, coolant temperature gauge, 120 MPH speedometer, oil pressure gauge and voltmeter

S

WHEELS + TIRES (BSW = black sidewall)

XR7

Mini spare T-125/90R15 BSW

S

15" bolt-on luxury wheel covers with P205/70R15 BSW all-season steel belted radial tires

S

15" luxury cast aluminum wheels with locking lug nuts and P215/70R15 BSW tires

O

OPTIONAL PACKAGES

XR7

POWER LOCK GROUP
Includes power door locks, remote deck lid release

O

REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
Allows doors and deck lid to be unlocked/locked with a remote hand-held transmitter (includes illuminated entry)

O

POWER MOONROOF
Features pop-up air deflector, sliding sunshade, and rear tilt-up. Includes dual reading lamps (requires luxury light group)

O

LUXURY LIGHT GROUP
Includes engine compartment light, instrument panel courtesy lights, dual illuminated visor mirrors and indicator lamp module with door ajar, low fuel, low coolant, and low washer fluid warning lights. Also includes Traction Assist light on models so equipped.

O

SPORT APPEARANCE GROUP
Geometric spoke wheels and non-functional luggage rack.

O

 

Preferred Equipment Packages (PEP)

COUGAR XR7

260A

262A

Fingertip speed control

Electric rear window defroster

Power lock group

Luxury cast aluminum wheels with P215/70R15 tires

Front carpet floor mats

Illuminated entry

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

6-way power driver's seat

4.6L V8 engine