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THE 1986 MERCURY COUGAR: OPTIONS

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Revised July 14, 2016

WHEELS


1986 Cougar Wheels

Left to right: Performance 15" aluminum wheel; TRX 390mm aluminum wheel; 14" locking wire wheel cover; 14" polycast road wheel; 14" luxury wheel cover; 14" 5-spoke wheel cover, 14" styled steel wheel.


OPTIONS

NOTE: S=standard, O=optional

STANDARD FUNCTIONAL FEATURES

GS

LS

XR7

3.8L V6 engine with electronic central fuel injection (CFI)

S

S

-

2.3L EFI 4-cylinder turbocharged engine

-

-

S

Electronic fuel-injected 5.0 liter V8 SEFI engine with automatic overdrive transmission

O

O

-

Five-speed manual transmission with floor mounted shifter in leather wrap

-

-

S

Automatic three-speed transmission with locking torque converter

S

S

O

Variable-ratio power rack-and-pinion steering

S

S

-

Power rack-and-pinion steering with 15:1 non-variable ratio for increased power steering effort and road feel

-

-

S

Power brakes (front disc, rear drum)

S

S

S

Disc brake audible wear sensors (front only)

S

S

S

P205/70R14 WSW all-season steel-belted radial tires

S

S

-

P225/60VR15 BSW Goodyear Eagle VR60 tires on 15"x7" cast aluminum wheels

-

-

S

Four-bar link coil spring rear suspension with Nitra-cushion front struts and rear shocks

S

S

S

Hybrid MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar

S

S

S

Handling suspension with Quadra-shock rear suspension

O

O

S

18.2-gallon fuel tank

-

-

S

22.1-gallon fuel tank

S

S

-

Dual braking system with brake failure warning light

S

S

S

Dual rectangular halogen headlamps

S

S

S

Lower bodyside protection

S

S

S

High-mount rear stoplamp

S

S

S

STANDARD FEATURES - INTERIOR

GS

LS

XR7

60/40 cloth front twin comfort seats with consolette

S

S

-

Full console

O

O

S

Luxury cloth seats

O

S

-

Functional sport seats

-

-

S

Luxury door trim and quarter panel

-

S

S

Three passenger rear seating

S

S

-

Four-way front headrest

O

S

-

Rear seat with integral headrests and center fold-down armrest

O

S

S

Side window demisters

S

S

S

A-frame steering wheel with center hub horn control

S

S

S

AM/FM stereo radio with 4 speakers (could be deleted for credit)

S

S

S

Steering column-mounted controls for wiper/washer, high/low headlamp beam, and turn signal

S

S

S

Full, soft door trim panels with door pull straps, door map pockets and carpeted lower portion

S

S

S

16-oz floor carpeting

S

-

-

24-oz carpeting

-

S

S

Passenger side vanity mirror

-

S

-

Rear compartment courtesy lights

-

-

S

2-spoke sport steering wheel

-

-

S

LCD digital speedometer / odometer readout

S

S

-

Full analog instrumentation with tachometer and boost gauge

-

-

S

Warning chimes

S

S

S

Woodgrain instrument panel appliqués

S

S

-

STANDARD FEATURES - EXTERIOR

GS

LS

XR7

Bodyside accent stripes

S

S

-

Lower body accent stripe

-

-

S

Left-hand remote control mirror (bright)

S

-

-

Dual power remote-control mirrors

O

S

-

Dual power remote-control mirrors, body color

-

-

S

Front air dam with fog lights

-

-

S

Vertical bar grille with bright surround molding

S

S

S

Deluxe wheel covers

S

S

-

Bright accent moldings

S

S

-

Power windows

O

S

S

Tinted glass

O

S

S

Lower bodyside molding with black vinyl insert

S

S

-

Wide vinyl bodyside molding

-

-

S

Luggage compartment light

S

S

S

Bright rocker panel molding

O

S

-

Bright wheel covers

O

S

-

Hood accent stripes

O

S

O

Electroluminescent coach lamps

O

S

-

OPTIONAL FEATURES

GS

LS

XR7

Air conditioning, manual control

O

O

O

Air conditioning, automatic control

O

O

O

Traction-Lok axle

O

O

S

Heavy duty battery

O

O

S

Front license plate bracket

O

O

O

Electronic digital clock

O

O

S

Front cornering lamps

O

O

O

Electric rear window defroster

O

O

O

Illuminated entry system

O

O

O

Front carpeted floor mats

O

O

O

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

O

O

O

Dual power remote-control mirrors

O

S

S

Automatic dim day/night rearview mirror

O

O

O

Automatic parking brake release

O

O

-

Clearcoat metallic paint

O

O

S

Two-tone paint

O

O

-

Half-vinyl roof

O

O

-

Flip up open air sunroof

O

O

O

Fingertip speed control

O

O

O

Leather wrapped steering wheel (require speed control)

O

O

O

Tilt steering wheel

O

O

O

Hood accent stripes

O

S

-

Vent windows (require tinted glass and dual electric mirrors)

O

O

O

Interval windshield wipers

O

O

O

POWER

GS

LS

XR7

Power antenna

O

O

O

6-way power driver's seat

O

O

O

6-way dual power seats

O

O

O

Power moonroof (Late availability)*
Production began approximately March 3, 1986. Very few examples have been found.

O

O

O

RADIAL WHEELS / TIRES
BSW = black sidewall; WSW = white sidewall

GS

LS

XR7

P215/70R14 WSW

S

S

-

P215/70R14 BSW

O

O

-

P215/70HR14 BSW

O

O

-

220/55HR390 BSW

O

O

-

P225/60VR15 BSW

-

-

S

Performance 15" aluminum wheels

-

-

S

TRX-type aluminum wheels

O

O

-

Polycast 14" road wheels

O

O

-

Wire locking wheel covers

O

O

-

Luxury wheel covers

S

-

-

Styled steel wheels

O

S

-

RADIOS

GS

LS

XR7

Electronic AM/FM stereo search with cassette

O

O

O

Premium sound system

O

O

O

Graphic equalizer with Premium sound system

O

O

O

OPTIONAL PACKAGES

GS

LS

XR7

DIAGNOSTIC WARNING LIGHT SYSTEM
Warning lights for the following: check oil, low fuel, low washer fluid, low beam out, taillamps out, door ajar, brake lamp out

O

O

O

ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
Includes digital speedometer, graphic display tachometer, oil pressure and temperature gauges, voltmeter, and Tripminder computer

O

O

-

HEADLAMP CONVENIENCE GROUP
Includes auto-lamp on/off delay system and autmatic headlamp dimmer

O

O

O

LIGHT GROUP
Includes engine compartment light, dual-beam dome/map light and instrument panel courtesy lights

O

O

O

POWER LOCK GROUP
Includes power door locks and power decklid release

O

O

O

KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
Includes illuminated entry system. Requires power lock group

O

O

O

 

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