Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP vs Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual

Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP

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Mercury Cougar VII, model available from 1998 to 2002.
It has 2.0 130HP petrol engine produced from 1999 to 2002.
Drive has manual gearbox.

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Dodge Viper II Cabrio, model available from 1996 to 2003.
It has 8.0 V 10 420HP petrol engine produced from 1996 to 1999.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual
Mercury

6 reasons for Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130KM in comparison to Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual

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Wheelbase

2,709 > 2,448 mm
The wheelbase of a car is the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Mercury Cougar VII has 11 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Dodge. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Mercury should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
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Length

4,696 > 4,448 mm
The Mercury Cougar VII is 6 % longer than the Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual. The length of the car plays a role in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercury preasumbly will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Mercury Cougar VII will be better driven ,however, the Dodge will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
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Number of doors

3 > 2
In this case a user of the Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP gets a one door more as a tailgate. It will allow him to load and unload things into a trunk in more convenient way, especialy when it comes to things of large size. Passages of both cars who are to travel in the back have to enter a car through a front door which requires folding a front seat.
1

Model release date

1998 > 1996
The difference in debut day between presented vehicles is only 2 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a fast pace what may cause that the Mercury Cougar VII may have more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
1

Height

1,326 > 1,117 mm
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Mercury Cougar VII, which is by 209 mm higher than the Dodge Viper II, is appropriate pick for you. However, presented cars do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
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Number of seats

4 > 2

Dodge

4 reasons for Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420KM manual in comparison to Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP

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Maximal power

420 > 130 hp
The Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual has by 223 percent more horsepower than Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP. The Dodge will be distinctly better accelerate thanks to grater amout of horses under its hoot. Also overtaking obstacles like TIRs or buses while driving should be much more easier for the Dodge Viper II Cabrio equipped with stronger engine.
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Width

1,928 > 1,768 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Dodge is 9 % wider in relation to the Mercury Cougar VII. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
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Fuel tank

69 > 60 l
The Mercury Cougar VII loses with the Dodge Viper II Cabrio in the category of fuel tank size. The Dodge Viper II Cabrio is able to carry by 15 percent more fuel in comparison to its competitor.
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End of model sale

2003 > 2002

Cars specifications

Mercury Cougar VII 2.0 130HP Dodge Viper II Cabrio 8.0 V 10 420HP manual
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 1998 1996
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    End of model sale 2002 2003
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