Compare 2011 BMW 1 Series M vs 2011 Ford Mustang

2011 BMW 1 Series M
2011 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 26 $42,445 $46,135
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2-Door Coupe V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,078 $22,145
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $23,965 $25,845
2-Door Convertible V6 N/A N/A $25,678 $27,145
2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $27,385 $29,645
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium N/A N/A $28,465 $30,845
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 26 $30,265 $32,845
2-Door Convertible GT 17 26 $31,885 $34,645
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 26 $34,765 $37,845
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 23 $43,999 $48,645
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 15 23 $48,449 $53,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,445
$21,078
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,135
$22,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$769 / month
$369 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Ford Mustang lives up to all those juvenile, tire-smoking pony-car expectations; at the same time, it’s an unexpectedly capable, sophisticated coupe.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 55.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 83.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.0 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 12.4 x 1.18
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)
13.8 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.5 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR19 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/35ZR19 P215/60R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3296 3453
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alluminum Aluminum
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
370 @ 1500 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99M
Displacement
3.0L/182 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5800 305 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 (Est) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 (Est) 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 (Est) 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.73
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW 1 Series M Ford Mustang
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.31
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - 3-Link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 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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