Compare 2012 Audi TTS vs 2012 Ford Mustang

2012 Audi TTS
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
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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
$43,710
$21,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,000
$22,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
$783 / 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
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 83.3
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
165.3 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 62.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 13.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x 1.2 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)
12.2 x 0.9 11.8 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R19 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35R19 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
NA 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)
3219 3453
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500-5000 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99M
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 305 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 (2011) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 (2011) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 (2011) 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77/3.44 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 3.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS Ford Mustang
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link 3-Link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Panhard rod
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 (2011) 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2011) 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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