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THE 1997 MERCURY COUGAR

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Revised October 29, 2016

1997 Mercury Cougar XR7

 


Wheels

1997 Cougar Wheels

Left to right: Luxury bolt-on wheel cover; 15" cast aluminum wheel, 15" cast aluminum geometric spoke wheel (Luxury Appearance Group only), 16" 7-spoke aluminum wheels (Sport Edition only), 16" lacy spoke aluminum wheels (30th Anniversary model only).

 

Options

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

STANDARD FUNCTIONAL FEATURES

XR7

Dual air bags (Supplemental Restraint System)

S

3-point lap/shoulder safety belt for front outboard passenger

S

3-point lap/shoulder safety belts for rear outboard passengers

S

Rear seat center lap safety belt

S

100,000 mile scheduled tune-up intervals **

S

Brake/shift interlock

S

Solar tint glass

S

130 amp-hr alternator

S

Traction-Lok rear axle (not available with Traction Assist)

O

Electronic Traction Assist (requires ABS)

O

Speed-sensitive, variable-assist power rack-and-pinion steering

O *

Engine block heater

O

72 amp-hr heavy duty battery (with optional V8 only)

O

Rear window defroster

O

* 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

Extensive corrosion protection

S

Remote keyless entry system with 2 remote hand-held key fobs

O

Illuminated entry

O

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

A

Front end cover

A

Rear deck lid spoiler

O or A

FEATURES - INTERIOR

XR7

CFC-free air conditioning

S

Center full-length floor console with dual cup holders, armrest, storage bin and coin holders

S

Rear seat center fold-down armrest

S

Front footwell courtesy lights

S

Power windows with illuminated switches

S

Intermittent wipers with fluidic washer system

S

Carpeted luggage compartment with light

S

Rear seat heat ducts

S

Tilt steering wheel

S

Reclining front bucket seats with 2-way adjustable head restraints

S

Luxury cloth and leather seat trim

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 and shift handle

O

CFC-free semi-automatic temperature control

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

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

O

Autolamp on/off delay lighting system

O

SOUND SYSTEMS

XR7

Electronic AM/FM stereo radio with cassette and 4 speakers

S

High-level audio system with premium AM stereo/FM stereo radio 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

Backlit analog performance cluster with speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, coolant temperature gauge; also indicators for low fuel, low windshield washer fluid, door ajar, low coolant, speed control on, Traction Assist off (if equipped)

S

Reminder chimes for headlamps-on, key-in-ignition, and safety belt

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" 21-spoke luxury cast aluminum wheels with P215/70R15 BSW all-season tires

O

15" geometric spoke cast aluminum wheels with P215/70R15 BSW all-season tires (included only with Luxury Appearance Group)

O

16" 7-spoke cast aluminum wheels with P225/60R16 Goodyear Eagle GT+4 touring tires (included only with Sport Edition)

O

16" lacy spoke cast aluminum wheels with P225/60R16 Goodyear Eagle GT+4 touring tires (included only with 30th Anniversary Edition)

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 one of two remote hand-held key fobs (includes illuminated entry)

O

POWER MOONROOF
Features pop-up air deflector, sliding sunshade, rear tilt-up one-touch open and includes dual reading lamps (requires illuminated visor vanity mirrors)

O

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

O

SPORT EDITION
- Body color decklid spoiler with integrated stop lamp
- 16" 7-spoke aluminum wheels
- P225/60R16 Goodyear Eagle GT+4 touring tires
- Larger front disc brake rotors
- Sport-tuned suspension

O

30th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION
- Unique exterior color - Dark Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic
- Seat trim embroidered with 30th Anniversary logo
- Unique front bucket seats with power lumbar support and power side bolsters
- Front floor mats embroidered with 30th Anniversary logo
- Electrochromic (auto-dimming) inside rearview mirror
- Unique 16" lacy spoke aluminum wheels
- P225/60R16 Goodyear Eagle GT+4 touring tires
- Larger front disc brake rotors
- Sport-tuned suspension

O

 

Preferred Equipment Packages (PEP)

COUGAR XR7

260A

262A

Fingertip speed control

Rear window defroster

Power lock group

21-spoke luxury cast aluminum wheels with P215/70R15 BSW tires

Carpeted front floor mats

Illuminated entry

Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift handle

6-way power driver's seat

4.6L SOHC V8 engine