This boulevard cruiser can be turned into quite a sporty car with the addition of the 4.6-liter V-8 engine and anti-lock brakes.
We're not to crazy about the styling and think that some of the option packages are a bit silly. For example, why does a luggage rack appear in the luxury appearance group? What in the heck is luxurious about luggage?
The 1997 Mercury Cougar is offered in the following submodels: Coupe. Available styles include and XR7 2dr Coupe. Cougar models are available with a 3.8 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 145 hp, depending on engine type. The 1997 Cougar comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic. The 1997 Cougar comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review I love my cougar and if they had one today just like it - I would buy it on the spot. Never had a problem until recently with emission. That is almost 13 years trouble-free. 1997 was last of the big cats and now mercs will be gone all together. There is no match for a cougar lover! I loved owning this car and the interior - for the money - all leather and so comfortable. Love the feel of a heavy car, the way it cruises along. Good bye sweet kitty.
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