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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Standard
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Body Style

Trim

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 Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
325i 4-Door Sedan
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,250 $28,990
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $31,650 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,020 $45,400
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 20 29 $32,550 $35,990
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 21 30 $38,320 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 24 $48,220 $53,400
4-Door Sedan 325i 20 29 $24,450 $26,990
4-Door Sedan 330i 21 30 $30,750 $33,990
4-Door Sport Wagon 325i 20 29 $26,620 $29,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,906
$24,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,095
$26,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 32.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 80.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 54.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 7.7
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x .55 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 16.6
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 3241
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 120
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang BMW 3 Series
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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 -
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
 
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