Model Year Info

1988 Mercury Cougar Colors

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Page Revised: 10 May 2019

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Exterior Colors

All information about your interior and exterior colors can be found on the vehicle certification label, located inside the driver's door jamb. For the exterior colors listed below, the paint code is also listed next to each color.

NOTE: Colors are an approximate representation. Due to differences in screen types and settings, true accurate color representation is not possible.


Standard Exterior Colors
PAINT CODE / NAME SAMPLE
1C / Black *
1K / Smoke
2D / Medium Scarlet
8R / Light Sandalwood
9L / Oxford White
* There have been verified instances of code 1R, which is Black Clearcoat normally reserved for Lincolns. There is currently no published evidence that 1R was officially offered for the Cougar during this model year, even though examples do exist.
Clearcoat Exterior Colors
PAINT CODE / NAME SAMPLE
26 / Bright Red, version 1
26 / Bright Red, version 2 **
31 / Medium Regatta Blue Metallic
5C / Cinnabar Metallic
62 / Medium Sandalwood Metallic
63 / Light Sandalwood Metallic
7F / Twilight Blue Metallic
8N / Rose Quartz Metallic
9Z / Silver Metallic
91 / Smoke Metallic
**A slightly pinker code 26 seems to have appeared sometime during the 1988 model year as a running change.
Tu-Tone Exterior Colors
PAINT CODE / NAME SAMPLE
1C Black / 91 Smoke Metallic
8N Rose Quartz Metallic / 5C Cinnabar Metallic
9Z Silver / 91 Smoke Metallic
XR-7 Monochromatic Exterior Colors
PAINT CODE / NAME SAMPLE
1C Black
2D Medium Scarlet
9L Oxford White

 



Interior Seating and Door Panels

DESCRIPTION AND MATERIAL SHOWN ILLUSTRATION
LS MODEL
Standard Twin Comfort Lounge Seats in Cinnabar Cloth
Optional Individual Seats in Scarlet Cloth
XR-7 MODEL
Standard Functional Sports Seats in Shadow Blue Cloth

 

Interior Color and Trim Availability

This is a two-character code on the vehicle certification label. The first character is the material and seat type; the second character is the color.


1988 Cougar Interior Color and Trim Availability
1988 Cougar Interior Components