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THE 1988 MERCURY COUGAR: OPTIONS

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Revised July 14, 2016

WHEELS


1988 Cougar Wheels

Left to right: 14" luxury wheel cover; 14" locking wire wheel cover; 14" polycast road wheel; optional argent XR7 wheel; standard monochromatic XR7 wheel (available in Black, Medium Scarlet or Oxford White to match body color).


OPTIONS

NOTE: S=standard, O=optional

STANDARD FUNCTIONAL FEATURES

LS

XR7

3.8L V6 engine with MFI injection

S

-

Electronic fuel-injected 5.0 liter V8 SEFI engine

O

S

4-speed automatic overdrive transmission with locking torque converter

S

S

Power rack-and-pinion steering with 20:1 ratio

S

-

Power rack-and-pinion steering with 15:1 constant ratio

-

S

Traction-Lok rear axle

O

S

Dual hydraulic power brakes (front disc with audible wear sensors, rear drum)

S

S

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

S

S

Hybrid MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar

S

S

Quadra-shock rear suspension

-

S

22.1-gallon fuel tank

S

S

45 amp-hr maintenance-free battery

S

-

58 amp-hr maintenance-free battery

O

S

60 amp-hr alternator

S

S

Engine block heater

O

O

Front air dam

-

S

5-mph impact bumpers, front and rear

S

S

Aero halogen headlamps

S

S

Wide vinyl bodyside molding

S

S

Tinted glass

S

S

Bodyside paint stripes

S

S

Hood paint stripes

O

-

FEATURES - INTERIOR

LS

XR7

Air conditioning

S

S

Automatic temperature control

O

O

Power moonroof

O

O

60/40 cloth front twin comfort seats with consolette

S

-

Articulated sport seats with console

-

S

Individual bucket seats with console

O

-

Cloth upholstery

S

S

Leather seating surfaces

O

O

6-way power driver's seat

O

O

Dual 6-way power seats

O

O

Rear seat with integral headrests and center fold-down armrest

S

S

Courtesy lights

S

S

Door map pockets

S

S

Power windows

O

O

Dual power mirrors

S

S

Side window demisters

S

S

Electric rear window defroster

O

O

Interval windshield wipers

O

O

Tilt steering wheel

O

O

Sport steering wheel

-

S

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

O

O

Fingertip speed control

O

O

Automatic parking brake release

O

-

Luggage compartment light

S

S

Electronic digital clock

S

S

Illuminated entry system

O

O

Carpeted floor mats

O

O

INSTRUMENTATION

LS

XR7

Electronic LCD digital display with speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, speed warning and service interval reminder feature

S

-

Electronic instrument cluster with digital speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel, coolant, oil and voltage displays, diagnostic alert lamps and trip computer

O

O

Analog performance cluster with speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, ammeter, fuel level, water temperature and oil pressure gauge

-

S

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

LS

XR7

P215/70R14 BSW all-season steel belted radial tires

S

-

P215/70R14 WSW all-season steel belted radial tires

O

-

P225/60VR15 BSW performance steel belted radial tires

-

S

Body-color cast 15" aluminum wheels

-

S

Argent cast 15" aluminum wheels

-

O

Polycast 14" road wheels

O

-

Wire locking wheel covers

O

-

Luxury wheel covers

S

-

Conventional spare tire

O

-

SOUND SYSTEMS

LS

XR7

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

S

S

Electronic AM/FM stereo with cassette and 4 speakers

O

O

Premium Sound - power amplifier, two additional door-mounted speakers and premium rear speakers - 80w total

O

O

Graphic equalizer

O

O

Power antenna

O

O

OPTIONAL PACKAGES

LS

XR7

LUXURY LAMP GROUP
Includes auto-lamp on/off/delay system, automatic headlamp dimmer, cornering lamps (standard on XR7)

O

O

LUXURY LIGHT GROUP
Includes engine compartment light, dual-beam dome/map light, instrument panel courtesy light, dual illuminated vanity mirrors, illuminated entry system

O

O

POWER LOCK GROUP
Includes power door locks, power decklid release and power fuel filler door release

O

O

KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
Allows driver's door to be unlocked by depressing numbers above door handle in proper sequence. Passenger side door and decklid can also be opened with additional numbers.

O

O

 

 

Preferred Equipment Packages (PEP)


COUGAR LS

261A

262A

263A

Interval windshield wipers

P215/70R14 WSW tires

Tilt steering wheel

Fingertip speed control

Electric rear window defroster

Electronic AM/FM stereo cassette radio

Power windows

Power lock group

Front carpet floor mats

 

Leather-wrapped steering wheel

 

6-way power driver's seat

 

Luxury light group

 

Luxury lamp group

 

Polycast wheels (or locking wire wheel covers)

 

Premium Sound system

 

Dual 6-way power seats

   

5.0L EFI V-8 engine

   

Electronic instrument cluster

   

Conventional spare tire

   

COUGAR XR7

265A

266A

Interval windshield wipers

 

Tilt steering wheel

 

Fingertip speed control

 

Electric rear window defroster

 

Electronic AM/FM stereo cassette radio

 

Power windows

 

Power lock group

 

Front carpet floor mats

   

6-way power driver's seat

   

Premium Sound system

   

Light group

   

 

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