Compare 2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage vs 2012 Ford Mustang

2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage
2012 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 11 17 N/A $180,535
2-Door Coupe Manual Carbon Black 11 17 N/A $195,895
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2-Door Coupe V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,245 $22,310
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $24,399 $26,310
2-Door Convertible V6 19 29 $25,845 $27,310
2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $27,459 $29,710
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium 19 29 $28,899 $31,310
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 26 $31,059 $33,710
2-Door Convertible GT 17 26 $31,959 $34,710
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 26 $35,559 $38,710
2-Door Coupe Boss 302 17 26 $36,999 $40,310
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 23 $44,161 $48,810
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 15 23 $48,611 $53,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$21,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$180,535
$22,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3009 / month
$372 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Ford Mustang doles out all the tire-smoking pony-car thrills, but it's also grown to become quite a sophisticated car.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 83.3
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 46.8
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
48.6 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
102.5 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 13.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.8
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35ZR19 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 3453
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 11 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V12 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 @ 5750 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99M
Displacement
5.9L/362 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
510 @ 6500 305 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.71 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin V12 Vantage Ford Mustang
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent double wishbone 3-Link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Panhard rod
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.1 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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