Compare 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder vs 2001 Ford Mustang

2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder
2001 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Convertible Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 25 30 $21,344 $23,585
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 29 $15,906 $17,095
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 29 $16,414 $17,660
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 29 $17,521 $18,890
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,344
$15,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,585
$17,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$285 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
49.8 52.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
48 83.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.0 53.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
96.5 101.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
153.0 183.2
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 53.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
1.9 10.9
Brakes
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)
10.3 x 0.6 10.5 x .55
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.8 10.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.0 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.8 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2195 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
433 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA 994
Displacement
1.8L/110 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6400 193 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.99
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Toyota MR2 Spyder Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual Link Independent Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30.2 30.1
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 32.0

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