Compare 1999 Ford Mustang vs 1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio

1999 Ford Mustang
1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $15,103 $16,470
2-Door Coupe GT 17 24 $19,104 $20,965
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $19,282 $21,165
2-Door Convertible GT 17 24 $22,664 $24,965
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra N/A N/A $24,893 $27,470
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra N/A N/A $28,463 $31,470
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2-Door Convertible Automatic GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 22 28 $18,098 $19,990
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $18,098 $19,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 22 28 $21,072 $23,300
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $21,072 $23,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,103
$18,098
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,470
$19,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 46.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 81.9
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 36.6
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 56.2
Wheelbase (in)
101.3 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
183.2 160.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9 7.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x 0.55 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9 x 0.39
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/60R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3064 2850
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2750 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
994 NA
Displacement
3.8L/232 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 5250 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.35 2.71
Clutch Size (in)
11.02 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 1.44
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Volkswagen New Cabrio
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link Torsion-Beam

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