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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (SE)
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Body Style

Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 25 30 $21,344 $23,585
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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 Shoulder Room (in) - 52.1
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 47.4
Second Head Room (in) - 35.5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 101.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 10.9
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 15.7
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 15.0
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P205/65R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 3066
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 4
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Toyota MR2 Spyder Ford Mustang
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.02
 
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