Compare 2002 Ford Mustang vs 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio

2002 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe Standard
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 Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,115 $23,000
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 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
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2-Door Convertible Manual GL
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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)
52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.9 31.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 82
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 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
Liftover Height (in)
28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9 8.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
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 2825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 14 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
193 @ 5500 115 @ 5200
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Volkswagen Cabrio
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
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

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