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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 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
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,819
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,150
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$269 / month
$306 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.9 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 70.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 181.5 177.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.2 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 99.4
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 8.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.55 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 10.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code T32 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3073 2741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 356
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 994 NA
Displacement 3.8L/232 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000 155 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 1.90
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35 3.32
Clutch Size (in) 11.02 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30
 
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