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1988 Mercury Cougar Options

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WHEELS


1988 Cougar Wheels

Left to right: 14" luxury wheel cover; 14" locking wire wheel cover; 14" polycast road wheel; optional argent XR-7 wheel; standard monochromatic XR-7 wheel (available in Black, Medium Scarlet or Oxford White to match body color).



OPTIONS

NOTE: S=standard, O=optional

Feature LS XR-7
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
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
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
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
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
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


Option 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    

Preferred Equipment Packages (PEP) - Cougar XR-7


Option 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