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1996 Mercury Cougar vs. 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis

To start off, 1996 Mercury Cougar is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis would be higher. At 4,600 cc (8 cylinders), 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis weights approximately 95 kg more than 1996 Mercury Cougar.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1996 Mercury Cougar 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis
Make Mercury Mercury
Model Cougar Grand Marquis
Year Released 1996 1993
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3798 cc 4600 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 208 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1620 kg 1715 kg
Vehicle Length 5090 mm 5400 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1980 mm


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