Compare 2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder vs 2003 Ford Mustang

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2-Door Convertible Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,302 $24,645
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 25 33 $23,207 $25,645
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,338 $17,720
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,996 $18,450
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,999 $19,565
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,500 $23,455
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,724 $23,705
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,777 $24,875
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,826 $26,040
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,630 $28,045
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 18 26 $26,224 $28,705
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,683 $29,215
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 16 22 $30,839 $33,460
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $32,166 $34,935
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 16 22 $34,819 $37,835
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $36,115 $39,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,302
$16,338
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,645
$17,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$411 / month
$295 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Capacity
2 4
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 - TBD -
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)
1.5 10.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.6 - TBD -
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)
10.0 x 0.8 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.7 15.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.6 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P185/55R15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45R16 P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P225/55TR16
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)
2195 3114
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
433 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.37
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
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
Summary
Body Style
2-Seat Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Toyota MR2 Spyder Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
MacPherson 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 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual Link Indep Four-Bar Link

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