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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 30 $14,107 $15,355
2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $16,460 $18,000
2-Door Convertible 20 30 $18,912 $20,755
2-Door Convertible GT 17 26 $21,787 $23,985
2-Door Coupe Cobra 18 26 $22,988 $25,335
2-Door Convertible Cobra 18 26 $25,480 $28,135
3-Door HB
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,107
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,355
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$256 / month
$239 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 28.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.0
Second Head Room (in) 35.9 34.8
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 102.8
Liftover Height (in) 30.3 N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 69.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 181.5 178.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.2 51.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 18.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.55 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 10.2 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.4 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code T32 NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T32 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3071 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 582
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 994 99A
Displacement 3.8L/232 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000 118 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 11.02 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 1.83
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Ford Probe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link Quadralink
 
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