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 Ford Contour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ford introduced the Contour to the North American market in late 1994 to replace the aging Tempo.
The Contour (alongside the Ford Escort) were replaced by the Focus as Ford's compact car.
Contour Enthusiast Group: Non-profit organization with information on the origins of the Contour, as well as specifications, model-specific details, and information targeted at owners of the vehicle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Contour   (1127 words)

 Ford Forums — Discussion of Ford Expedition, Excursion, Mustang, GT, Contour and More :: Ford-Forums.com
Ford GT - While the exterior shape is obviously driven by the 1960s-era GT40 that defeated Ferrari at Le Mans, the design and structure of the vehicle is all new, and its development utilized pure 21st-century technology.
Ford Pickup Trucks - 1948 thru 1979 1948 was the year that Ford introduced the "F" prefix for use in designating the load capacity of its lighter duty trucks.
Ford is known to be working on a new truck V8, a 6.2-liter unit dubbed "Hurricane," and hopes to have it ready for the '07 rollout.
www.ford-forums.com   (2374 words)

 Ford Contour Extended Warranty - Ford Contour Warranty Info
With our extended warranty for your Ford Contour most of the primary components and systems such as the engine, drive train, transmission, and electrical system will be covered even after your factory warranty expires.
The Ford Contour extended warranties provided by The Auto Club are insured by National Casualty Company, a member of the Nationwide® Insurance group, with total assets in excess of One Hundred Billion Dollars.
The automotive extended warranty for Ford Contour is designed to cover customers from the extreme costs of vehicle repairs and provide effective vehicle protection for the unknown road ahead.
www.theautoclub.com /warranty/plans/Ford/Contour.jsp   (605 words)

 Contour line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A contour line (also level set, isopleth, isoline, isogram or isarithm) for a function of two variables is a curve connecting points where the function has a same particular value.
Contour lines are curved or straight lines on a map describing the intersection of a real or hypothetical surface with one or more horizontal planes.
Contour lines may be either traced on a visible three-dimensional model of the surface, as when a photogrammetrist viewing a stereo-model plots elevation contours, or interpolated form estimated surface elevations, as when a computer program threads contours through a network of observation points ot area centroids.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Contour   (819 words)

 Ford Contour SE (1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The 1998 Contour was another Ford early release, going on sale near the beginning of the 1997 calendar year.
The Contour is a "small family" sedan, but has plenty of space for two adults and two or three children on a regular basis.
Ford's air conditioning is among the best in the business, and keeps heat and humidity at bay.
www.theautochannel.com /vehicles/new/reviews/1998/russ091297.html   (939 words)

 Ford Contour Parts:Durable Ford Contour Parts, OEM, Replacement, Aftermarket Parts Available Anytime
Ford Contour models were seen with significant changes from the 1995 introduction until it ended production in the year 2000 where it left only a single Ford Contour sport model with a renamed SE Sport and the Ford Contour SVT model.
Ford Contour automotive parts are available in the market to make sure that existence of these vehicles will not fade into oblivion.
Ford Contour parts are in proliferation whether you need Ford Contour replacement parts, body parts, engine parts, suspension parts, interior parts, and a whole host of auto parts that are provided by aftermarket and OEM manufacturers.
www.innerauto.com /Ford_Parts/Ford_Contour_Parts   (400 words)

 Ford Contour - Popular Mechanics
Ford promised a tilt wheel as standard equipment in early announcements, but the company wasn't able to deliver it in early versions of the car because of incompatibility with the driver's-side airbag.
Ford opted instead to change the configuration of the rear-seat cushion and the shape of the backs of the front seats to add about 2 in.
Given Ford's original game plan with the Contour–taking what was essentially a European interpretation of a small family sedan and adapting it to the U.S. market–the different impressions of the different versions of the car are not so surprising.
www.popularmechanics.com /automotive/reader_rides/1270921.html?page=2   (1202 words)

 Ford Motor Company - Press Release - 1999 Ford Contour provides fun driving in practical package
Contour buyers want a car that balances their need for a practical four-door car with their desire for a fun and sophisticated drive.
Contour's great handling is improved further in 1999 with revisions to the subframe and A-arm design resulting in reduced friction and improved steering precision and handling.
Contour is also available as a bi-fuel natural gas vehicle, requiring only the flip of a switch to operate on natural gas or gasoline.
media.ford.com /newsroom/release_display.cfm?release=466   (472 words)

 Ford Contour(1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ford may well be the most internationally-oriented of the American auto makers.
The Ford Contour, introduced in the 1995 model year, is the American version of Ford's second world car.
CONCLUSIONS: The Ford Contour is a compact sedan with international flair and sporty character, even in the basic GL model.
www.theautochannel.com /vehicles/new/reviews/contour.html   (884 words)

 2000 Ford Contour - Detailed Pricing and Specifications - MSN Autos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The stylish 5-passenger compact is derived from the Mondeo, a European Ford model, and was the first car to be part of Ford's planned global car program, a strategy to combine international capabilities in the design and development of vehicles.
Mondeo, Contour and Mercury Mystique are built on the same platform, which is sold in some 75 markets around the world.
Contour was one of the five top-selling compacts in 1995, and featured a freshened exterior in 1998.
autos.msn.com /vip/description.aspx?make=Ford&model=Contour   (162 words)

 Ford Contour Taillights: Parts that Provide Functionality and Aesthetics to Ford Contour Vehicles
Ford Contour tail lights are one of the many types of light that equip Ford Contour vehicles.
Ford Contour tail lights do this by emitting a red warning light whenever the brakes of these vehicles are stepped on.
An additional benefit that Ford Contour owners are able to get out of using these contraptions is the fact that they come in different styles and configurations, the proper choice of which is capable of adding style to the vehicles that they equip.
innerauto.com /Ford_Parts/Ford_Contour_Parts/Ford_Countour_Tailights   (361 words)

 1995-2000 Ford Contour Prices & Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ford's latest rival to the Honda Accord and other compact and mid-size sedans replaced the Tempo.
The Consumer Guide® 1995-2000 Ford Contour road test gives consumers a quick snapshot of a vehicle's performance with pros, cons, and numeric ratings.
The 1995-2000 Ford Contour photo gallery includes both exterior and interior photographs the vehicle.
auto.consumerguide.com /auto/used/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/2159   (903 words)

 Ford Motor Company - Press Release - Ford Chile donates "green" Contour to police
The official donation of the Ford Contour GL took place today in a ceremony held in the Prefectura de Radiopatrullas de Carabineros de Chile.
Ford leads the global market with its AFV offerings by providing the same high quality and customer satisfaction standards that are characteristic of all Ford vehicles.
The operational costs of the Ford Contour GL are less than other automobiles that use gasoline with similar characteristics, generating a savings of $.03 per kilometer.
media.ford.com /newsroom/release_display.cfm?release=4867   (352 words)

 Cars - Ford Contour
The Ford Contour was a North American variant of the European Ford Mondeo sedan sold by Ford.
Ford made minor styling revisions to the model for 1996, primarily deleting the chrome inserts from the front and rear bumpers.
Ford dropped the model from their American lineup in 2000 and converted the production line in Kansas City, Missouri to the manufacture of the Escape
listing-index.ebay.com /cars/Ford_Contour.html   (474 words)

 CONTOUR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The spacecraft was equipped with four primary science instruments, the Contour Remote Imager/Spectrograph (CRISP), the Contour Aft Imager (CAI), the Dust Analyzer (CIDA), and the Neutral Gas Ion Mass Spectrometer (NGIMS).
CONTOUR launched on a Delta 7425 (a Delta II Lite launch vehicle with four strap-on solid-rocket boosters and a Star 27 third stage) on July 3, 2002 at 6:47:41 UT (2:47:41 a.m.
Two more Earth fly-bys were scheduled in February of 2007 and 2008, and a fly-by of comet d'Arrest might have occurred on 16 August 2008 at a relative velocity of 11.8 km/s, 1.35 AU from the Sun and 0.36 AU from Earth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CONTOUR   (575 words)

The Ford Contour is designed to be a sports sedan.
The only categories in which WW did not give his Contour perfect marks were for storage space, highway noise, wind noise and size.
However, WW did not mark down his Contour too much in those categories and gave it "agrees" which are the next best score.
www.carvoice.com /cvsurveystwo/fordcontour.html   (342 words)

 Ford Contour Parts - Partstrain.com
The replica was named the Ford Contour and in its more luxurious form, it is called the Mercury Mystique.
The Ford Contour, however, was less equipped, and compared to the Ford Mondeo, the Contour didn’t sold quite as well.
The Ford Contour was a four-door compact sedan manufactured and sold by Ford from 1996 to 2000 model years.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD/CONTOUR   (454 words)

 Ford Motor Company - Press Release - Technical Data: 1999 Ford Contour
For 1999, the Contour series lineup is simplified with the deletion of the base and GL models.
As last year, Contour offers a choice of advanced powertrains: the Zetec 2.0-liter I-4, which delivers 125 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and peak torque of 130 foot-pounds at 4,000 rpm, together with the 2.5-liter, 24-valve Duratec V-6 rated at 170 hp at 6,250 rpm and 165 foot-pounds of torque at 4,250 rpm.
For 1999, the Ford Contour also is available as a bi-fuel natural gas vehicle.
media.ford.com /newsroom/release_display.cfm?release=524   (692 words)

 2000 Ford Contour Review, Prices, Photos: New Car Test Drive
The organic styling of the Ford Contour is attractive.
Contour's interior design was influenced by Ford's European designers.
Ford increased rear legroom a couple of years ago by scooping out the front seatbacks and making subtle adjustments to the rear seat cushions.
www.nctd.com /review-walk.cfm?Vehicle=2000_Ford_Contour&ReviewID=621   (438 words)

 Ford Contour Forums - Read Ford Contour Discussions :: Ford-Forums.com
Ford Contour Ford's Contour was developed in Europe and went on sale there in late 1993.
Owners of Contours and it's similar counterpart the Mystique, have reported very few mechanical problems.
Contour starts by itself, with no key in.
www.ford-forums.com /ford-contour   (80 words)

 Redline Tuning Ford Contour QuickLIFT - Hood lift kit
Contour QuickLIFT kit will work will all Contour model years, however, see note at bottom of page for details on pre-98 installations.
Pre-1998 Contours have a slight variation in the installation.
There is ridge on the fender lip where the lower ball-stud is to be mounted that isn't present on newer Contour models.
www.redlinetuning.com /QL-FORD-CON-ALL.html   (464 words)

 Follow-Up Test: 1999 Ford SVT Contour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A labor of love from the Ford Special Vehicle Team (the same folks who bring us the Mustang Cobra and F-150 Lightning), the SVT Contour is a must-drive for budget-minded sport-sedan shoppers.
And Ford has refused to listen to owners who are frustrated by the Contour's difficult-to-operate stereo (with remarkably tiny buttons), as well as the car's revised cupholders that are as impractical as the ones they replaced.
But it is ironic that just as word-of-mouth sales momentum has made the SVT Contour a hot ticket at the fewer than 700 SVT-certified Ford dealers on the continent, the car is doomed by the demise of the mainstream Contour.
www.edmunds.com /apps/vdpcontainers/do/vdp/articleId=44366/pageNumber=1?synpartner=edmunds&pageurl=www.edmunds.com/reviews/roadtests/spin/44366/article.html   (1053 words)

 New Car Reviews: 1998 Ford Contour Including Vehicle Histories, MSRP Prices, Invoice Prices, Ride And Handling ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ford has sold tens of thousands of Tempos and Contours in China, and has found them to be a popular size luxury car in Asia.
Now the SVT Contour takes the best features from the European parts bins, and adds some excellent engine development to create a model that should make the BMW owners take notice.
Specially trimmed and contoured seats plus fl on white gauges give the passengers evidence they are into something special.
www.womanmotorist.com /review/ford/bs-ford-contour-2.shtml   (472 words)

 1998 Ford Contour SE Comments - Carsurvey.org
I never ever had any problems with my contour its been maintained an never broke down, the transmission works fine,it works like the day I bought it, i seriously think these problems are because people don't know how to take care of a car.
Ford would have you believe that their poor sales and poor market share are a result of no new models.
I own a 1995 ford contour GL with a 2.0L DOHC MFI Engine, Bought the car Nov 2000 I still own the car as of Nov 2006.
www.carsurvey.org /viewmorecomments_review_19561_1.html   (1635 words)

 1996 Ford Contour SE Comments - Carsurvey.org
I also own a Ford Contour GL ('95) and have had numerous problems with it as well - most of which aren't covered under the extended warranty that I originally purchased (causing me to finally cancel it).
We took it to the Ford dealer to have it hooked up to the diagnostic machine where they told us the wires were corroded so badly they could not test it.
I have heard of others with 1998 and 1999 contours who have had axle and brake problems, but I think that ford had changed their parts for those newer models.
www.carsurvey.org /viewcomments_review_23976.html   (2312 words)

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