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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 $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
2-Door Convertible GL Automatic
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Transmission

Trim

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
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 Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 46.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 56.2
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 97.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 7.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 14.5
Steering
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
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/60R14
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
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064 2850
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 14 x 6
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
Displacement 3.8L/232 2.0L/121
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Volkswagen New Cabrio
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
 
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