1999 Ford Contour

1999 Ford Contour Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$14,560 - $22,665

Original MSRP:
$13,615 - $20,537

NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS
Overall Safety Rating

Frontal crash ratings:
Driver: No Test Passenger: No Test

Side crash ratings:
Driver: *  *  *  Rear Passenger: *  *  *  * 

Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.
See all Safety Rating Results
1999 Ford Contour Review

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Warranty Information
Basic: 3 Years/36,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
1999 Ford Contour LX, SE, SVT N/A

1999 Ford Contour Models & Prices

1999 Ford Contour LX
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn LX $14,560 $13,615 $222 / Month*

1999 Ford Contour SE
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn SE $16,055 $14,654 $239 / Month*

1999 Ford Contour SVT
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn SVT $22,665 $20,537 $335 / Month*

1999 Ford Contour Features and Standard Equipment

EPA FUEL ECONOMY RATINGS Features
LX SE SVT
City 17/hwy 23 (2.0L CNG engine/4-speed auto trans) *CNG*  
City 19/hwy 27 (2.0L CNG engine/4-speed auto trans) *Gasoline/LPG*  
City 20/hwy 28 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans)  
City 20/hwy 29 (2.5L engine/4-speed auto trans)    
City 23/hwy 31 (2.0L engine/4-speed auto trans)  
City 24/hwy 34 (2.0L engine/5-speed manual trans)  
EXTERIOR Features
LX SE SVT
Body-color "B" pillars
Chrome surround grille w/"floating" oval  
Chrome surround grille w/unique texture    
Color-keyed body-side moldings
Color-keyed flush door handles & bezels
Dripless roof construction w/water management system
Dual body-color pwr mirrors
Flush headlamps w/replaceable halogen bulb
Fog lamps    
Front/rear color-coordinated polycarbonate bumpers  
Semi-flush solar tinted glass
Single-speed intermittent windshield wipers/washers  
Unique rocker panel extensions    
Unique SVT front/rear color-coordinated polycarbonate bumpers    
Variable-speed intermittent windshield wipers/washers    
Wrap-around side marker lamps
INTERIOR Features
LX SE SVT
2 rear seat grab handles    
Air conditioning
Backlit instrument panel cluster-inc: 130 MPH speedometer, analog gauges, trip odometer, coolant temp gauge, fuel gauge  
Cloth front bucket seats-inc: reclining seatbacks, manual 2-way seat adjusters, height adjustable front headrests  
Cloth-covered sunvisors    
Color-keyed 11 ounce carpet  
Color-keyed 16 ounce carpet    
Color-keyed cloth-covered headliner
Color-keyed front/rear floor mats w/unique SVT logo    
Courtesy light delay
Day/night rearview mirror
Driver-side left footrest
Driver-side seat-attached armrest
Dual rear coat hooks
Dual visor mirrors (LH covered)
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio    
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette    
Electronic digital clock
Fixed rear-quarter panel mounted antenna
Floor-mounted console-inc: twin molded cupholders, cassette/CD stowage bin
Front header-mounted interior light w/door courtesy switches
Front passenger grab handles
Glove box
Heater/defroster w/4-speed blower control
High beam/low oil pressure/hand-brake on/catalyst malfunction/seat-belt reminder warning lamps
Illuminated entry    
Illuminated rotary master light switch
Leather-wrapped shift boot/knob    
Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/center horn control    
Light group-inc: rear door courtesy light switches, front map reading light, front footwell illumination  
Lights-on/seat-belt reminder warning chimes
Luggage compartment-inc: spare tire cover, sidewall trim w/floor carpet, light
Molded door trim panels-inc: armrest, front/rear speakers, front stowage bins
Particulate air filtration system-inc: pollen filter for interior cabin
Passive anti-theft system    
Perforated leather 60/40 split-folding rear seat-inc: trunk-mounted seat release knobs, armrest, integral headrests    
Perforated leather sport bucket seats-inc: 10-way pwr driver seat, unique bolstering, height adjustable front headrests    
Premium sound electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette    
Pwr door locks  
Pwr point
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side express down, rear window lock-out, illuminated switches  
Rear defroster  
Rear passenger compartment heat duct
Rear seatback carpet  
Remote decklid release
Remote keyless entry    
Soft-touch driver-oriented instrument panel-inc: side window demisters, knee bolsters, (4) positive shut-off registers, illum switches/controls
Soft-touch steering wheel w/center horn control  
Speed control  
Tilt steering column
Unique console storage bin cover    
Unique semi-perforated vinyl door trim insert    
White-faced instrument panel cluster-inc: 160 MPH speedometer, analog gauges, trip odometer, coolant temp gauge, fuel gauge, tachometer    
MECHANICAL Features
LX SE SVT
130 amp alternator
14" bolt-on appearance full wheel covers  
14.5 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap    
15.0 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap  
16" 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels    
2.0L DOHC SMPI 16-valve I4 Zetec engine  
2.5L DOHC SMPI 24-valve high-output V6 Duratec engine    
4-wheel anti-lock brakes    
5-speed manual transmission w/OD
Front wheel drive
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/front stabilizer bar
Mini-spare tire
P185/70R14 SBR BSW tires  
P215/50ZR16 SBR BSW tires w/directional tread    
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/Dacromat finished rotors & unique front calipers    
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes  
Pwr rack & pinion steering
Quadralink rear suspension w/rear stabilizer bar
Quasi-dual exhaust system w/low-back pressure mufflers    
SVT tuned suspension w/unique springs/shock valving    
SAFETY Features
LX SE SVT
Child-proof rear door locks
Driver & front passenger second-generation air bags
Front outboard shoulder belt height adjuster
Manual color-keyed lap/shoulder belts for all seating positions
Single note horn

1999 Ford Contour Options and Addition Equipment

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS Options
LX SE SVT
15" 8-SPOKE ALUMINUM WHEELS -inc: P205/60R15 SBR BSW tires (N/A w/53C SE Comfort Group)    
6-WAY PWR DRIVER SEAT    
60/40 SPLIT FOLD-DOWN REAR SEAT (N/A w/99Z Engine)    
ALL SPEED TRACTION CONTROL (REQ: 99L Engine, 552 Anti-lock Braking System)    
ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM  
ELECTRONIC AM/FM STEREO RADIO W/CASSETTE    
FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET
FRONT/REAR CARPETED FLOOR MATS    
FRONT/REAR CARPETED FLOOR MATS (N/A w/53S SE Sport Group)    
LX SPORT APPEARANCE PKG -inc: 15" 12-spoke aluminum wheels, raised wing spoiler (REQ: CINC, DENV, KANS, MEMP, SEAT, TWIN Region)    
PREMIUM ELECTRONIC AM/FM STEREO RADIO W/ COMPACT DISC PLAYER -inc: premium sound system *Deletes cassette*  
PREMIUM SOUND AM/FM STEREO RADIO W/CASSETTE    
PWR ANTENNA    
PWR MOONROOF  
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY -inc: illum entry    
SE COMFORT GROUP -inc: 15" 12-spoke aluminum wheels, pwr driver seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather shift knob,fog lamps, variable intermittent wipers, illum vanity mirror, pwr antenna    
SE SPORT GROUP -inc: 2.5L engine, 15" 8-spoke aluminum wheels, tachometer, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather shift knob, sport floor mats, rear spoiler, cladding, variable intermittent wipers, illum vanity mirror, fog lamps, sport cloth bucket seats, sport badging    
SE SPORT GROUP REGIONAL DISCOUNT (REQ: ATLA, CHIC, LOSA, SANF, SW REGION) *DISCOUNT*    
SMOKER'S PKG -inc: ashtray, cigarette lighter
SPEED CONTROL    
EMISSIONS Options
LX SE SVT
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS *Required on units for California or Northeast States registration. Optional for Cross-Border States*
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS NOT REQUIRED *For units shipped/sold to California or Northeast States dealers for registration out of state* (REQ: Standard or 428 Emissions)
CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST STATES PUBLIC SERVICE/ EMERGENCY VEHICLE EXEMPTION *Only available on units sold to authorized government units & privately-owned ambulance companies* (REQ: 423 Emissions)
CROSS-BORDER STATES -inc: Arizona, Kentucky, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, West Virginia, Vermont *For Informational Purposes Only*
HIGH ALTITUDE EMISSIONS
NON-CALIFORNIA/NON-NORTHEAST STATES/NON-CROSS BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA OR NORTHEAST STATES REGISTRATION *Required on all units ordered by dealers for California or Northeast States registration when vehicle is being delivered to non-California/ non-Northeast/non-Cross-Border States location. Vehicles must be registered or primarily used in California or Northeast States* (REQ: 422 Emissions)
NON-HIGH ALTITUDE EMISSIONS *For units shipped/sold to dealers in high altitude areas for registration in standard emissions areas* (REQ: Standard Emissions)
NORTHEAST STATES -inc: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington DC *For Informational Purposes Only*
STANDARD EMISSIONS
ENGINE Options
LX SE SVT
2.0L DOHC SMPI 16-VALVE I4 ZETEC ENGINE (STD)  
2.5L DOHC SMPI 24-VALVE HIGH-OUTPUT V6 DURATEC ENGINE (STD)    
2.5L DOHC SMPI 24-VALVE V6 DURATEC ENGINE -inc: tachometer, P195/65R14 BSW performance tires, passive anti-theft system (REQ: 53S Sport Group)    
LIMITED PRODUCTION OPTIONS Options
LX SE SVT
2.0L 4-CYLINDER GASEOUS FUEL PREP -inc: 4-wheel disc brakes, P195/65R14 performance SBR BSW tires (REQ: 44T Auto Trans, 31B Fuel System) (N/A w/219 Rear Seat) *Available to certified dealers only* (LPO)    
2.0L 4-CYLINDER GASEOUS FUEL PREP -inc: 4-wheel disc brakes, P195/65R14 performance SBR BSW tires (REQ: 44T Auto Trans, 31B Fuel System) *Available to certified dealers only* (LPO)    
BI-FUEL NATURAL GAS FUEL SYSTEM (REQ: 99Z Engine) (LPO)  
CONVENIENCE GROUP -inc: pwr locks/windows, front map reading light/footwell illum, rear door courtesy light switches (REQ: BOST, NEWY, PHIL, PITT, WASH REGION) (LPO)    
CONVENIENCE GROUP DISCOUNT (REQ: BOST, NEWY, PHIL, PITT, WASH Region) *DISCOUNT*    
ENGINE BLOCK IMMERSION HEATER (LPO)
PRICED DORA
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (LPO)    
NOTE Options
LX SE SVT
** ALL PRICES ARE PRICE LEVEL CODE 918 **    
** ALL PRICES ARE PRICE LEVEL CODE 920 **  
PAINT Options
LX SE SVT
SOLID PAINT (STD)
REGION Options
LX SE SVT
ATLANTA, CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, ORLANDO, SOUTHWEST REGION    
BOSTON, NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, PITTSBURGH, WASHINGTON D.C. REGION    
CINCINNATI, DENVER, KANSAS CITY, MEMPHIS, SEATTLE, TWIN CITIES REGION    
NATIONAL REGION  
SEAT TYPE Options
LX SE SVT
CLOTH FRONT BUCKET SEATS (STD)  
LEATHER FRONT BUCKET SEATS (REQ: 219 Rear Seat, 21A Pwr Driver Seat & 53S Sport Group)    
LEATHER SEATING SURFACES (STD)    
SPORT CLOTH FRONT BUCKET SEATS (REQ: 53S SE Sport Group)    
TIRES Options
LX SE SVT
P185/70R14 SBR BSW TIRES (STD) (REQ: 993 Engine)  
P195/65R14 PERFORMANCE SBR BSW TIRES (REQ: 99L or 99Z Engine)    
P195/65R14 PERFORMANCE SBR BSW TIRES (REQ: 99Z Engine)    
P205/60R15 SBR BSW TIRES (REQ: 53C SE Comfort Group or 64X Wheels)    
P215/50ZR16 SBR BSW TIRES W/DIRECTIONAL TREAD (STD)    
TRANSMISSION Options
LX SE SVT
4-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION W/OD (w/993 or 99Z Engine-inc: 3.92 axle ratio) (w/99L Engine-inc: 3.77 axle ratio)    
4-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION W/OD -inc: 3.92 axle ratio    
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION W/OD (STD)  
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION W/OD (w/99L Engine-inc: 4.06 axle ratio, 4-wheel disc brakes) (STD)    

1999 Ford Contour Technical Specifications

Brakes
LX SE SVT
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94 10.24 x 0.94 10.94 x 0.94
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.88 x 0.79
Cargo Area Dimensions
LX SE SVT
Trunk Volume (ft 13.9 13.9 13.9
Engine
LX SE SVT
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121 2.5L/155
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500 125 @ 5500 200 @ 6700
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000 130 @ 4000 167 @ 5625
Exterior Dimensions
LX SE SVT
Height, Overall (in) 54.4 54.4 54.4
Length, Overall (in) 184.6 184.6 184.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 106.5 106.5 106.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1 69.1 69.1
Fuel Tank
LX SE SVT
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 15.0 14.5
Steering
LX SE SVT
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.71 2.71 2.52
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 36.5 40.0
Suspension
LX SE SVT
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson Indep MacPherson Indep MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink Indep Quadralink Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Tires
LX SE SVT
Front Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/70R14 P215/50ZR16
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14 P185/70R14 P215/50ZR16
Transmission
LX SE SVT
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4 4 4
Vehicle
LX SE SVT
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.0 39.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.9 53.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft 89.6 89.6 89.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.7 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4 34.4 34.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.3 53.3
Weight Information
LX SE SVT
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2769 2894 3065

1999 Ford Contour Safety Features

Safety Features
4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Child-proof rear door locks
Driver & front passenger second-generation air bags
Front outboard shoulder belt height adjuster
Manual color-keyed lap/shoulder belts for all seating positions
Single note horn
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS

Frontal crash ratings:
Driver: No Test Passenger: No Test

Side crash ratings:
Driver: *  *  *  Rear Passenger: *  *  *  * 

Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.