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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
183.2 160.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9 7.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 14.5
Steering
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
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/60R14
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3064 2850
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 70
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 5250 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2750 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
994 NA
Displacement
3.8L/232 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
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,
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Volkswagen New Cabrio
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link Torsion-Beam
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

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