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1986 Mercury Cougar Options

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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

Feature GS LS XR-7
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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