Compare 1998 Ford Mustang vs 1998 Toyota Celica

1998 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Convertible 20 29 $18,824 $20,650
Mustang 2-Door Convertible GT 17 25 $21,939 $24,150
Mustang 2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 26 $25,819 $28,510
Mustang 2-Door Coupe 20 29 $14,819 $16,150
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 17 25 $18,379 $20,150
Mustang 2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 26 $23,327 $25,710
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2-Door Convertible GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Automatic 22 29 $22,460 $25,350
Celica 2-Door Convertible GT Manual 22 28 $21,759 $24,550
Celica 2-Door Coupe GT Automatic 22 29 $18,484 $20,911
Celica 2-Door Coupe GT Manual 22 28 $17,780 $20,111
Celica 3-Door LB GT Automatic 22 29 $18,860 $21,336
Celica 3-Door LB GT Manual 22 28 $18,155 $20,536
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,824
$22,460
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,650
$25,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$423 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
41.0 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.5
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 34.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
41.4 49.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 44.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
30.3 18.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.1 68.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.6 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
181.5 174.2
Height, Overall (in)
53.4 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.3 100.0
Liftover Height (in)
28.5 33.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.7 6.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x 0.55 10.5 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Pwr-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.02 10.7 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.3 34.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.38 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 36.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R15 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
T32 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P205/55R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3206 2815
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.6 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 420
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
215 @ 2750 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
994 NA
Displacement
3.8L/232 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 4000 130 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.93 1.55
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 3.95
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.35 2.81
Clutch Size (in)
11.02 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Toyota Celica
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar link Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut

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