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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 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 Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,500 $23,455
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,724 $23,705
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,777 $24,875
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,826 $26,040
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,630 $28,045
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 18 26 $26,224 $28,705
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,683 $29,215
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 16 22 $30,839 $33,460
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $32,166 $34,935
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 16 22 $34,819 $37,835
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 Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 52.8
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.1
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 47.4
Second Head Room (in) - 35.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.2
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 10.9
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 15.7
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.27 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 15.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size 235/50WR17 P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/50WR17 P225/55TR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3188 3114
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 7.0
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 4800 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code VQ35DE NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 287 @ 6200 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2dr Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Nissan 350Z Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
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
 
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