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
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
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 13.4
Brakes
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
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 33.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A 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)
3825 3453
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 305 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.53
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 4.23
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
Summary
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Ford Mustang
Suspension
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 -
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 8.3
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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