Compare 2001 Ford Mustang vs 2001 BMW 3-Series

2001 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 29 $15,906 $17,095
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 29 $16,414 $17,660
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 29 $17,521 $18,890
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
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4-Door Sedan 325i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,906
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,095
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 36.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 45.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 32.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 80.0
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
183.2 176.7
Height, Overall (in)
53.1 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 55.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.3 107.3
Liftover Height (in)
28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 69.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 55.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9 7.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x .55 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
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 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 16.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.62 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 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)
3066 3241
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2800 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
994 NA
Displacement
3.8L/232 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
193 @ 5500 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.99 2.49
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.24
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.35 4.21
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.85
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 - TBD -

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