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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $14,819 $16,150
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $18,824 $20,650
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $18,379 $20,150
2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $21,939 $24,150
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 26 $23,327 $25,710
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 26 $25,819 $28,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,842
$14,819
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,830
$16,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$181 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 33 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 35.9
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.6 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.6 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 181.5
Height, Overall (in) 52.4 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 101.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.5 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) 57.1 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.5 10.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.5 x 0.55
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.2 x 0.7 10.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 38.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T105/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R13 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T32
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2125 3073
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 420 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 93 @ 3000 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA 994
Displacement 1.5L/89.5 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 92 @ 5500 150 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.416 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.947 1.93
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.714 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.976 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.583 3.35
Clutch Size (in) 7.874 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.343 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.804 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Mirage Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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