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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual 26 32 $22,754 $25,145
2-Door Convertible Manual SEQ 26 33 $23,659 $26,145
2-Door Coupe Deluxe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 28 $17,733 $19,215
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 28 $18,521 $20,090
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 17 25 $23,066 $25,140
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 25 $24,128 $26,320
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 28 $21,986 $23,940
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 28 $22,773 $24,815
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 17 25 $27,049 $29,565
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 25 $28,110 $30,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,754
$17,733
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,145
$19,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 49.8 53.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48 81.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 55.4
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.3
Second Hip Room (in) - 45.2
Second Head Room (in) - 36.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 45.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 5.73
Length, Overall (in) 153.0 187.6
Height, Overall (in) 48.8 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 63.0
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 107.1
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 73.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 1.9 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.6 11.8 x 0.75
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 11.4 x 1.18
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 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.13
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R16 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size P185/55R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2195 3300
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.0 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA 99N
Displacement 1.8L/110 4.0L/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6400 210 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link Indep 3-Link
 
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