Compare 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2010 Ford Mustang

2010 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2010 Ford Mustang
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Manual WRX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual WRX 18 25 $23,617 $24,995
5-Door Manual WRX 18 25 $24,082 $25,495
4-Door Manual WRX Premium 18 25 $25,925 $27,495
5-Door Manual WRX Premium 18 25 $26,389 $27,995
4-Door Manual WRX Limited 18 25 $26,848 $28,495
5-Door Manual WRX Limited 18 25 $27,312 $28,995
4-Door Manual Navigation WRX Premium 18 25 $27,662 $29,495
5-Door Manual w/Navigation System WRX Premium 18 25 $28,126 $29,995
5-Door Manual w/Special Edition Pkg WRX STI 18 25 $31,239 $32,995
5-Door Manual WRX STI 18 25 $33,099 $34,995
5-Door Manual w/Gold BBS Pkg WRX STI 18 25 $34,838 $36,995
5-Door Manual w/Silver BBS Pkg WRX STI 18 25 $34,838 $36,995
5-Door Manual w/Gold BBS Pkg & Nav System WRX STI 18 25 $36,402 $38,795
5-Door Manual w/Silver BBS Pkg & Nav System WRX STI 18 25 $36,402 $38,795
Select style
2-Door Coupe V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 18 26 $19,906 $21,395
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 18 26 $22,606 $24,395
2-Door Convertible V6 18 26 $24,406 $26,395
2-Door Coupe GT 16 24 $26,206 $28,395
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium 18 26 $27,106 $29,395
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 16 24 $28,906 $31,395
2-Door Convertible GT 16 24 $30,706 $33,395
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 16 24 $33,406 $36,395
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 22 $42,236 $46,725
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 14 22 $46,686 $51,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$19,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$21,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Nostalgia is still a big part of the appeal, but the 2010 Ford Mustang is now every bit a modern, refined sport coupe.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 83.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 80.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 62.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 13.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 11.8 x 0.75
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)
11.5 x 0.94 11.5 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 3400
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 210 @ 5300
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA 99N
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.75
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Ford Mustang
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone 3-link solid axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.9

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue