2001 Mercury Cougar MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2001 Mercury Cougar.

The 2001 Mercury Cougar has 3 model options: Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L and Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L.

The 2001 Mercury Cougar Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 2001 Mercury Cougar Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 2001 Mercury Cougar Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2001 Mercury Cougar Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2001 Mercury Cougar is 22 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 21 31
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 21 18 26
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 21 18 27

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2001 Mercury Cougar?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2001 Mercury Cougar is $2,867.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2001 Mercury Cougar to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,833 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,000 spend $3,500 more
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,000 spend $3,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2001 Mercury Cougar Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2001 Mercury Cougar will consume in one year is 13 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 14
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 14

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 2001 Mercury Cougar model options.

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2001 Mercury Cougar Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 31
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2001 Mercury Cougar Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2001 Mercury Cougar Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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