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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Standard
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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
2-Door Convertible Base Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Base 23 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 22 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 23 28 $23,725 $25,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,906
$19,548
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,095
$21,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$353 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 49.7
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 46
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 155.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 48.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 89.2
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 66.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 5.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x .55 9.90 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 10.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 12.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 30.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable pwr assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/50VR15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15 P195/50VR15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3066 2387
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 5500 142 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2800 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code 994 NA
Displacement 3.8L/232 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 1.89
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35 3.14
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.81
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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