Originally Posted by kidnirvana01
i have a '98 contour, which is the same thing, rated at 170hp @ 6200, 162 lbft @ 4200. so be happy with that
Those are the correct numbers. Those numbers are at the flywheel though, not the tires. Do you have a 5 speed or auto? I can do nice burn outs with my 5 speed. Also, maybe you need a tune up and all that fun stuff. SVT's have 200-205 horses.