Compare 2010 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2009 Ford Mustang

2010 Chevrolet Camaro
2009 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe 1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 1LT 17 29 $22,924 $23,880
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 1SS 16 24 $29,707 $30,945
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 2LT 17 29 $25,800 $26,875
Camaro 2-Door Coupe 2SS 16 24 $32,587 $33,945
Camaro 2-Door Coupe LS 17 29 $21,772 $22,680
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2-Door Conv
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Conv 17 26 $23,220 $25,255
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT 15 23 $29,321 $32,035
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT Premium 15 23 $31,077 $33,985
Mustang 2-Door Conv Premium 17 26 $25,100 $27,345
Mustang 2-Door Conv Shelby GT500 14 20 $43,166 $47,950
Mustang 2-Door Coupe 17 26 $18,877 $20,430
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 15 23 $24,979 $27,210
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT Premium 15 23 $26,734 $29,160
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Premium 17 26 $20,758 $22,520
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 20 $38,872 $43,125

Pricing

Invoice Price

$22,924
$23,220

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$23,880
$25,255

Monthly Payment Estimate

$398 / month
$421 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.8
7.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

After what felt like an eternity of waiting, the 2010 Chevy Camaro is here—and it's good. The 2009 Ford Mustang is a sport coupe that won’t appeal to everyone, but some will appreciate its retro style and power-over-poise attitude.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 17 mpg

Highway

29 mpg 26 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Compact Subcompact

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 45.2

Front Shoulder Room (in)

56.9 55.4

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- TBD - 81.6

Second Head Room (in)

35.3 36.3

Second Shoulder Room (in)

42.5 45.0

Front Leg Room (in)

42.4 42.7

Passenger Capacity

4 4

Front Hip Room (in)

- TBD - 53.6

Second Leg Room (in)

29.9 30.3

Front Head Room (in)

37.4 38.8

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

63.7 61.4

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Length, Overall (in)

190.4 188.0

Height, Overall (in)

54.2 55.7

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.1 63.0

Wheelbase (in)

112.3 107.1

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.5 73.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

11.3 9.7

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-wheel NA

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.4 x 0.9 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)

12.64 x 1.18 11.5 x 1.18

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

19 16.0

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

16.1 15.7

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.7 33.4

Steering Type

Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.5 - TBD -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

QAM NA

Front Tire Size

P245/55R18 P215/65R16

Spare Tire Size

NA T185/60R17

Front Tire Order Code

QAM NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P245/55R18 P215/65R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 100

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 150

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1000

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3728 3461

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

273 @ 5200 240 @ 3500

Engine Order Code

LLT 99N

Displacement

3.6L/220 4.0L/244

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

304 @ 6400 210 @ 5300

Engine Type

Gas V6 Gas V6

Fuel System

SIDI SEFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

29 26

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 17

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

21 20

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.63 1.41

Trans Type

6 5

Drivetrain

Rear wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.72

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.67 3.53

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.58 2.19

Trans Order Code

MN6 44F

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.27 3.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.19 1.00

Trans Description Cont.

Manual Manual

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.48 3.75

Summary

Vehicle Name

Chevrolet Camaro Ford Mustang

Body Style

2dr Cpe 2 Door Convertible

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - 1.13

Suspension Type - Rear

4.5-Link Independent 3-Link/Panhard Rod

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

NA w/Coil Springs

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Strut Independent MacPherson Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - NA

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Ball Joint w/Coil Springs

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

5 5

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.9 -

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