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1998 Ford Mustang 2-Door Convertible GT Specs

2-Door Convertible GT
MSRP based on 2-Door Convertible GT
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.6L
EPA Class Subcompact
Style Name 2dr Convertible GT
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3438
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.1
Second Head Room (in) 35.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Second Hip Room (in) 41.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 101.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.4
Length, Overall (in) 181.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8
Liftover Height (in) 28.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.7

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code 99X
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3500
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 4750
Displacement 4.6L/281
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73
Trans Order Code 445
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33
Clutch Size (in) 10.55
Brakes
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.55
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38
Tires
Front Tire Order Code T2D
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Front Tire Size P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code T2D
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger second-generation air bags
3-point active restraint safety belts
Dual note horn

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 24,000
Drivetrain Years 2
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA