Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series vs 2014 Ford Mustang

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
2014 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series 13 17 $255,750 $275,000
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2-Door Coupe V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,215 $22,510
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $24,548 $26,610
2-Door Convertible V6 19 29 $25,928 $27,510
2-Door Coupe GT 15 26 $28,791 $31,210
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium 19 29 $29,160 $31,610
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 15 26 $32,573 $35,310
2-Door Convertible GT 15 26 $33,404 $36,210
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 15 26 $37,186 $40,310
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 24 $50,288 $55,110
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 15 24 $54,850 $60,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$255,750
$21,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$275,000
$22,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4583 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Ford Mustang delivers some of the best performance-car bang for the buck, all with a level of sophistication that's surprising given the brash sound and classic looks.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 53.4
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 46.8
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 47.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 81
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67 62
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 188.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.9 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 107.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 73.9
Height, Overall (in)
- 55.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 13.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 16
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 33.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P215/65TR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P215/65TR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3616 3501
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 540
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
468 @ 5500 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99M
Displacement
6.2 L/379 3.7 L/228
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
622 @ 7400 305 @ 6500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.23
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 2.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.66
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA 44X
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.9 8.3 (Est)
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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