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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 25 34 $11,718 $12,400
2-Door Coupe LT 25 34 $13,891 $14,700
2-Door Coupe SS 25 34 $15,970 $16,900
2-Door Coupe SS Supercharged 23 29 $18,805 $19,900
4-Door Sedan LS 25 34 $12,190 $12,900
4-Door Sedan LT 25 34 $14,364 $15,200
4-Door Sedan LTZ 24 32 $16,726 $17,700
4-Door Sedan SS 25 34 $16,443 $17,400
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 28 $17,703 $19,115
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,793 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,581 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,126 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,188 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Standard 19 28 $22,046 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $22,136 $24,040
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,923 $24,915
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,469 $29,965
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,530 $31,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,718
$17,703
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,400
$19,115
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$319 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.0 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 49.5 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) 46.1 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.73
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 187.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 63.0
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 73.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - x 0.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 X 0.94 11.4 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 33.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 3.13
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QTU NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code QTU NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2991 3352
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code L61 99N
Displacement 2.2L/134 4.0L/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5600 210 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.19
Trans Order Code MM5 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.53
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cobalt Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Premium Ride 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Premium Ride MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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