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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 19 28 $17,703 $19,115
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,793 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,581 $20,090
2-Door Convertible Standard 19 28 $22,046 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $22,136 $24,040
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,923 $24,915
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,126 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,188 $26,320
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,469 $29,965
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,530 $31,145
2-Door Convertible
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,703
$18,819
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,115
$19,915
Monthly Payment Estimate
$319 / month
$332 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact 2-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.9 50
Second Hip Room (in) 46.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.9 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.73 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 187.6 157.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 50.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 95.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 5.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 1.18 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.75 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 13
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.13 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.4 35.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA QFX
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QFX
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3352 2860
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/244 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5300 177 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3500 166 @ 4800
Engine Order Code 99N LE5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.26
Trans Order Code 44F MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.75
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Mustang Pontiac Solstice
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A 0.96
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.13 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear 3-Link Independent
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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