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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 20 29 $16,142 $17,475
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,687 $18,080
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,691 $19,195
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,313 $23,220
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,366 $24,390
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,115 $23,000
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,442 $25,585
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,142 $27,475
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,195 $28,645
2-Door Convertible GL Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 23 29 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 23 29 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,142
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,475
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 82
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 8.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x .55 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 3.17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P195/60HR14
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P195/60HR14
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 2825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 60
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2800 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.8L/232 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 5500 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 1.94
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35 3.45
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.17
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Volkswagen Cabrio
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 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) 30.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
 
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