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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 30 $17,101 $18,690
2-Door Coupe Formula 17 25 $21,841 $23,870
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 17 25 $24,686 $26,980
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $23,158 $25,310
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 17 25 $28,410 $31,050
2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $15,292 $16,710
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $19,292 $21,205
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 24 $24,988 $27,605
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $19,609 $21,560
2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $23,080 $25,460
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 24 $28,548 $31,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,101
$15,292
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,690
$16,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$279 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 28.8 29.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.0 83.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.1
Second Hip Room (in) 45.9 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.2 35.5
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 101.3
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.5 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 52.0 53.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 10.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.02 10.5 x .55
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.27 10.8 x 1.02
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) 16.8 15.7
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.6 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QEA T32
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code QEA T32
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3323 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 220 @ 2750
Engine Order Code L36 994
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 190 @ 5250
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.35
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 47.6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.99
Trans Order Code MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Pontiac Firebird Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Salisbury Axle Four-bar link
 
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