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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Deluxe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,733 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,521 $20,090
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $21,986 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,773 $24,815
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,066 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,128 $26,320
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,049 $29,565
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,110 $30,745
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 20 26 $25,066 $26,800
2-Door Coupe Manual Enthusiast 20 26 $26,589 $28,750
2-Door Coupe Automatic Enthusiast 19 25 $27,514 $29,750
2-Door Coupe Manual Performance 20 26 $28,624 $30,950
2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 25 $29,687 $32,100
2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 20 26 $30,815 $33,700
2-Door Roadster Manual Enthusiast 20 26 $31,860 $34,450
2-Door Coupe Manual Track 20 26 $31,637 $34,600
2-Door Roadster Automatic Enthusiast 18 25 $32,785 $35,450
2-Door Coupe Manual 35th Anniv. Edition 20 26 $33,100 $36,200
2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 20 26 $34,079 $36,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic 35th Anniv. Edition 19 25 $34,015 $37,200
2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $35,004 $37,850
2-Door Roadster Manual Grand Touring 20 26 $36,346 $39,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,733
$25,066
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,215
$26,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$447 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.6 50.5
Second Hip Room (in) 45.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 45.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.73 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 169.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 51.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 1.18 11.65 x 9.5
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) 11.8 x 0.75 11.50 x 0.63
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.13 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P235/50WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P225/50WR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 3213
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 9.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/244 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5300 287 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3500 274 @ 4800
Engine Order Code 99N VQ35DE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.62
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.32
Trans Order Code 44F - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.27
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.79
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Nissan 350Z
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2dr Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.13 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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