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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Deluxe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 18 24 $34,881 $38,355
2-Door Convertible Premium 18 24 $35,824 $39,415
2-Door Convertible 50th Anniversary 18 24 $40,221 $44,355
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 22 30 $23,695 $25,555
2-Door GTC 21 28 $25,022 $27,030
2-Door Touring 21 28 $26,215 $28,355
2-Door Limited 21 28 $28,744 $31,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,881
$23,695
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,355
$25,555
Monthly Payment Estimate
$639 / month
$426 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2 Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 50.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 52.6 90.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.3
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.2
Second Hip Room (in) - 44.7
Second Head Room (in) - 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 48.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 186.3 193.7
Height, Overall (in) 52.7 55.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.2 106.0
Liftover Height (in) 30.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0 69.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.5 11.3
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.6
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.6 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2 36.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50VR17 P205/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50VR17 P205/65TR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3775 3276
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 510
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 286 @ 4000 160 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 99A EDZ
Displacement 3.9L/240 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6000 150 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22 2.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.29 1.57
Trans Order Code 44A DGL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Thunderbird Chrysler Sebring Conv
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front SLA Independent Short/long arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.22 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Independent Low-arm multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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