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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual Trans
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans 20 26 $24,663 $26,370
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Enthusiast 20 26 $26,219 $28,350
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Enthusiast 19 26 $27,115 $29,320
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Performance 20 26 $28,235 $30,530
2-Door Coupe Automatic Trans Touring 19 26 $29,308 $31,690
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Touring 20 26 $30,431 $33,280
2-Door Coupe Manual Trans Track 20 26 $31,254 $34,180
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 16 22 $30,839 $33,460
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 16 22 $34,819 $37,835
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,338 $17,720
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,996 $18,450
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,999 $19,565
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,724 $23,705
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,777 $24,875
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 18 26 $26,224 $28,705
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,500 $23,455
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,826 $26,040
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,630 $28,045
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,683 $29,215
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $32,166 $34,935
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $36,115 $39,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,663
$16,338
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,370
$17,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$440 / month
$295 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.5 83.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.6
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 47.4
Second Head Room (in) - 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 169.6 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 51.9 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 101.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 10.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.65 x 9.5 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.50 x 0.63 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.27 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.33 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.62
Tires
Rear Tire Size 235/50WR17 P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR17 P225/55TR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3188 3114
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 287 @ 6200 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 4800 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code VQ35DE NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
Transmission
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.99
Trans Order Code - TBD - 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.37
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.33
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan 350Z Ford Mustang
Body Style 2dr Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Four-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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