Compare 1998 Chevrolet Metro vs 1998 Ford Mustang

1998 Chevrolet Metro
1998 Ford Mustang
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2-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 44 49 $8,247 $8,755
2-Door HB Lsi 39 43 $8,905 $9,555
4-Door Sedan Lsi 39 43 $9,464 $10,155
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $14,819 $16,150
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $18,379 $20,150
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $18,824 $20,650
2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $21,939 $24,150
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 26 $23,327 $25,710
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 26 $25,819 $28,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,247
$14,819
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$8,755
$16,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$146 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
44 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
49 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.0 35.9
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
48.9 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
47.2 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 30.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
77.4 83.0
Second Hip Room (in)
43.9 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
48.9 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
149.4 181.5
Height, Overall (in)
54.7 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
53.5 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
93.1 101.3
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.6 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
54.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 4.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
8.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
22.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.5 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.09 x 0.98 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.02 x 0.67 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.3 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 38.3
Steering Type
Manual Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.7 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1 15.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P155/80R13 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P155/80R13 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T32
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1818 3073
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.1 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
55 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L3 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
58 @ 3300 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
LP2 994
Displacement
1.0L/61 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
55 @ 5700 150 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
49 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
44 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.39 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.35
Clutch Size (in)
6.69 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 1.93
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Summary
Body Style
2dr Hatchback 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Metro Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Separate coils w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 32

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