Compare 1997 Chevrolet Camaro vs 1997 Ford Mustang

1997 Chevrolet Camaro
1997 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Convertible 19 30 $19,919 $21,770
Camaro 2-Door Convertible RS 19 30 $21,200 $23,170
Camaro 2-Door Convertible SS 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Convertible Z28 16 27 $23,350 $25,520
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 19 30 $14,836 $16,215
Camaro 2-Door Coupe R7C Pkg 19 30 $15,985 $17,470
Camaro 2-Door Coupe RS 19 30 $16,442 $17,970
Camaro 2-Door Coupe SS 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
Camaro 2-Door Coupe Z28 16 27 $18,405 $20,115
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Convertible 20 30 $18,912 $20,755
Mustang 2-Door Convertible Cobra 18 26 $25,480 $28,135
Mustang 2-Door Convertible GT 17 26 $21,787 $23,985
Mustang 2-Door Coupe 20 30 $14,107 $15,355
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Cobra 18 26 $22,988 $25,335
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $16,460 $18,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,919
$18,912
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,770
$20,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$346 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 52.3
Second Leg Room (in)
26.8 30.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.6 76.1
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 53.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 35.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 41.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 30.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 3.6
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 181.5
Height, Overall (in)
52.0 53.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 101.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.6 7.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.5 x 2.0 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.26 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.5 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 15.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.46 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.64 38.3
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T32
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA T32
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3446 3216
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 130
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 150 @ 4000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
L36 994
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.93
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Camaro Ford Mustang
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 30
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Torque Arm Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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