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1974 Mercury Comet Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1971 - 1977
Price : $2,490-$3,240
Weight : 2900 lbs | 1315.418 kg

Power

V 6
Displacement : 3277 cc | 200.0 cu in. | 3.3 L.
Power : 84 HP (61.824 KW) @ 3800 RPM
Bore : 3.7 in | 93 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 80 mm.
Compression : 8.3:1
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
1-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 4949 cc | 302.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
Power : 140 HP (103.04 KW) @ 3800 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.
Compression : 8.0:1
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2-barrel carburetor
Transmission:
3 Manual , Automatic Selecthift

Production Figures

Total Mercury Production for 1974 : 403,977
1974 Mercury Comet
Coupe 4 dr. 5 P : 64,751
Sedan 4 dr. 5 P : 60,944

Handling

Recall

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19730701
NHTSA Campaign ID73V181000
NotesFORD CAMPAIGN NO H-OB.POSSIBILITY THAT THE 2V CARBURETOR USED ON 302, 351 AND400CID ENGINES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE MISALIGNMENT BETWEEN THETRANSMISSION LINKAGE LEVER AND ADJUSTING SCREW ASSEMBLY AND THE THROTTLE LEVERTAB.IF CONDITION EXISTS, IT MAY CAUSE CONTACT BETWEEN THE SCREW THREADS ANDTHE EDGE OF THE THROTTLE LEVER TAB AND CAUSE THROTTLE TO STICK IN AN OPENPOSITION.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REALIGNING LINKAGE WHERE NECESSARY).

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated January 2021
1974 Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $3,750
Avg. Household Income : $13,900
Avg. Home : $34,900
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.55

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