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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible SRT10
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SRT10 13 22 $82,457 $88,755
2-Door Coupe SRT10 13 22 $83,139 $89,505
2-Door Coupe SRT10 ACR 13 22 $83,139 $89,505
2-Door Coupe V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 18 26 $19,906 $21,395
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 18 26 $22,606 $24,395
2-Door Convertible V6 18 26 $24,406 $26,395
2-Door Coupe GT 16 24 $26,206 $28,395
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium 18 26 $27,106 $29,395
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 16 24 $28,906 $31,395
2-Door Convertible GT 16 24 $30,706 $33,395
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 16 24 $33,406 $36,395
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 22 $42,236 $46,725
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 14 22 $46,686 $51,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,457
$19,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,755
$21,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1479 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Though by no means a pick for daily driving, the 2009 Dodge Viper is a fantastic-looking sportscar with winning performance. Nostalgia is still a big part of the appeal, but the 2010 Ford Mustang is now every bit a modern, refined sport coupe.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 83.3
Front Head Room (in) 36.5 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 55.3
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, Rear (in) 60.6 62.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 107.1
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.2 80.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 188.1
Height, Overall (in) 47.6 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 13.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x 1.26 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x 1.26 11.5 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 16
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 33.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P275/35ZR18 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code TXM NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P345/30ZR19 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code TXM 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) 3441 3400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 13.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.0 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V10 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 560 @ 5000 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code EWE 99N
Displacement 8.4L/512 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 600 @ 6100 210 @ 5300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 18
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.82 2.19
Trans Order Code DEC 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 3.75
Clutch Size (in) 12 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Dodge Viper Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 3-link solid axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.9
 
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