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
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.0 53.6
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
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.8 53.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
1.9 10.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.8 10.8 x 1.02
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.8 - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2195 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
433 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6400 193 @ 5500
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota MR2 Spyder Ford Mustang
Body Style
2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 32.0
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

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