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GE 1999 Ford Contour

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1999 Ford Contour specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Ford Contour warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1999 Ford Contour LX 4dr Sedan1999 Ford Contour SE 4dr Sedan1999 Ford Contour SVT 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$14,560$16,055$22,665
    Invoice *$13,615$14,654$20,537
    Engine2.0L I-4 125 HP 130 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.0L I-4 125 HP 130 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:2.5L V-6 170 HP 165 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm2.5L V-6 195 HP 167 ft.lbs. @ 5,625 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City24.0 mpg24.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy34.0 mpg34.0 mpg28.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 125 HP 130 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmStandard:2.0L I-4 125 HP 130 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpmAvailable:2.5L V-6 170 HP 165 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm2.5L V-6 195 HP 167 ft.lbs. @ 5,625 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    Battery60 amp60 amp55 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.84Available:3.92Standard:3.84Available:4.063.774.06
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:gaseous fuel compatibleStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:gaseous fuel compatiblepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.0 gal.15.0 gal.14.5 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlN/AAvailable:ABS & drivelineN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springsstrutstrutcoil
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    BrakesStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel discStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront and rear
    Wheels14.0 " steelStandard:14.0 " steelAvailable:15.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P185/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/60SR15.0BSW ASP195/65SR14.0BSW performanceStandard:P185/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/60SR15.0BSW ASP195/65SR14.0BSW performanceP215/50ZR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat TypebucketStandard:bucketAvailable:sportsport
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsdriverdriverN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-wayStandard:6-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)(6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 benchStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat TrimclothStandard:clothAvailable:leatherleather
    Door Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AAvailable:leatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsAvailable:frontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Speakers444 performance
    AntennafixedStandard:fixedAvailable:power retractablepower retractable
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseStandard:mechanicalAvailable:keyfobStandard:mechanicalAvailable:keyfobmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AAvailable:leatherleather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerpowerpower
    Rear WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerpowerpower
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalStandard:fixed intervalAvailable:variable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition DisableN/AAvailable:immobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmAvailable:panic alarmAvailable:panic alarmN/A
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume13.9 cu.ft.13.9 cu.ft.13.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length184.6 "184.6 "183.9 "
    Exterior Width69.1 "69.1 "69.1 "
    Exterior Height54.4 "54.4 "54.5 "
    Wheelbase107 "107 "107 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius18.3 '18.7 '18.7 '
    Curb Weight2,639 lbs.2,774 lbs.3,110 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.31.31.32
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom34.4 "34.4 "34.3 "
    Front Headroom39.0 "39.0 "39.0 "
    Rear Headroom36.7 "36.7 "36.7 "
    Front Hiproom50.7 "50.7 "50.7 "
    Rear Hiproom45.3 "45.3 "45.5 "
    Front Shoulder Room53.9 "53.9 "53.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.3 "53.3 "53.3 "
    Passenger Volume90 cu.ft.90 cu.ft.90 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume13.9 cu.ft.13.9 cu.ft.13.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerAvailable:wingAvailable:wingN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside CladdingN/AAvailable:body-coloredN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/Arocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    PaintmonotoneStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with badgingmonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1999 Ford Contour safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
LX 4dr Sedan
DriverN/AFront Seat
PassengerN/ARear Seat
SE 4dr Sedan
DriverN/AFront Seat
PassengerN/ARear Seat
SVT 4dr Sedan
DriverN/AFront Seat
PassengerN/ARear Seat

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