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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 20 29 $16,706 $18,150
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $17,362 $18,880
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,951 $19,535
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $21,677 $23,675
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $22,730 $24,845
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 17 25 $26,696 $29,250
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,867 $23,885
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,779 $26,010
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $25,583 $28,015
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $26,637 $29,185
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 24 $32,093 $34,860
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 24 $36,078 $39,240
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $33,650 $36,800
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $34,560 $37,800
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,290 $44,100
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 20 29 $27,915 $30,500
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,020 $47,100
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,755 $55,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $25,730 $28,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $27,325 $29,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,190 $35,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $33,785 $36,950
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 20 29 $28,190 $30,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $29,780 $32,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,706
$25,730
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,150
$28,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$468 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 29.9 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 37.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 107.3
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 176.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9 10.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
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) - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.62 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 13.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15 P205/55R16
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
Front Tire Size P225/55TR16 P205/55R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3114 3219
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 2750 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code 996 NA
Displacement 3.9L/232 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5250 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37 4.23
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 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 2.52
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.15
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.1 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
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) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Bar Link Multi-Link
 
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