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Selected Style 2011 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Coupe V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,078 $22,145
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $23,965 $25,845
2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $27,385 $29,645
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 26 $30,265 $32,845
2-Door Convertible V6 N/A N/A $25,678 $27,145
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium N/A N/A $28,465 $30,845
2-Door Convertible GT 17 26 $31,885 $34,645
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 17 26 $34,765 $37,845
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 23 $43,999 $48,645
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 15 23 $48,449 $53,645
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Invoice Price
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$21,078
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$22,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$369 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Ford Mustang lives up to all those juvenile, tire-smoking pony-car expectations; at the same time, it’s an unexpectedly capable, sophisticated coupe.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.6
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.4
Passenger Capacity - 4
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.8
Front Head Room (in) - 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) - 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 83.3
Second Head Room (in) - 34.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) - 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.9
Wheelbase (in) - 107.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 73.9
Track Width, Front (in) - 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) - 188.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.4 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 33.4
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size - NA
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P215/60R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3453
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 305 @ 6500
Engine Type - Gas V6
Fuel System - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 280 @ 4250
Engine Order Code - 99M
Displacement - 3.7L/227
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 29
Transmission
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.53
Trans Order Code - 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.23
Trans Description Cont. - Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.23
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.66
Trans Type - 6
Summary
Body Style - 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name - Ford Mustang
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 1.31
Suspension Type - Rear - 3-Link Solid Axle
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating -
 
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