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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 30 37 $11,398 $11,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 34 $12,348 $12,999
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 30 37 $12,443 $13,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 27 34 $13,393 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX+ 27 34 $14,153 $14,899
2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $14,819 $16,150
2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $18,379 $20,150
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $18,824 $20,650
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
$11,398
$14,819
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,999
$16,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$200 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.9 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 48.2 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 35.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 101.3
Liftover Height (in) 25.9 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 165.2 181.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 10.9
Brakes
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) 7.87 x 1.18 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.17 x 0.79 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 38.3
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 15.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 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
Front Tire Size P175/70R13 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2227 3073
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 5.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.2 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 540
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 99 @ 3000 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA 994
Displacement 1.6L/97 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 6000 150 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.35
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.93
Trans Order Code NA 445
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Suzuki Esteem Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.06
 
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