Compare 2012 Ferrari California vs 2012 Ford Mustang

2012 Ferrari California
2012 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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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
N/A
$21,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$22,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / 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
13 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 83.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 62.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 13.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.26 11.8 x 0.8
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)
15.4 x 1.34 12.4 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
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)
3825 3453
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
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
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 305 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99M
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.53
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 4.23
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Ford Mustang
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 3-Link Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 8.3
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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