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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 SVT Cobra 16 22 $30,839 $33,460
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 16 22 $34,819 $37,835
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,338 $17,720
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,996 $18,450
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,999 $19,565
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,724 $23,705
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,777 $24,875
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 18 26 $26,224 $28,705
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,500 $23,455
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,826 $26,040
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,630 $28,045
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,683 $29,215
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $32,166 $34,935
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $36,115 $39,275
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual 27 33 $18,215 $19,975
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic 24 33 $19,034 $20,875
3-Door Sport Coupe Manual w/Leather 27 33 $19,193 $21,050
3-Door Sport Coupe Automatic w/Leather 24 33 $20,013 $21,950
3-Door Sport Coupe Type S 24 31 $21,215 $23,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,338
$18,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,720
$19,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$295 / month
$333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 30.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 51.1
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 29.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 79.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 101.2
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 17.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.2 x 0.35
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) - TBD - 10.3 x 0.82
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 2.64
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55TR16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55TR16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3114 2721
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16" x 6.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2800 141 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.8L/232 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 193 @ 5500 160 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 27
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 1.880
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.921
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.267
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.212
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.583
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Acura RSX
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.90
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 MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
 
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