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Compare 2011 Ford Mustang vs 2011 Scion tC

2011 Ford Mustang
2011 Scion tC
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2-Door Conv GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT 17 26 $31,885 $34,645
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT Premium 17 26 $34,765 $37,845
Mustang 2-Door Conv Shelby GT500 15 23 $48,449 $53,645
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 N/A N/A $25,678 $27,145
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 Premium N/A N/A $28,465 $30,845
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 17 26 $27,385 $29,645
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT Premium 17 26 $30,265 $32,845
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 23 $43,999 $48,645
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,078 $22,145
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $23,965 $25,845
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2-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
tC 2-Door HB Automatic 23 31 $18,311 $19,275
tC 2-Door HB Manual 23 31 $17,361 $18,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,885
$18,311
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,645
$19,275
Monthly Payment Estimate
$577 / month
$321 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.0
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. The 2011 Scion tC is not a tremendous value any more, but it finally has some character to call its own.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
29.8 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
45.2 48.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.0 88.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.0 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
188.2 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 55.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 34.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.75 10.98 x - TBD -
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)
13.2 x 1.42 11.65 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR18 P225/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50WR18 P225/45R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3718 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
390 @ 4250 173 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
99F NA
Displacement
5.0L/302 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
412 @ 6500 180 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 (Est) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 (Est) 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.15
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43 1.90
Trans Order Code
44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.61
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Scion tC
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.31 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
3-Link Solid Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Panhard rod Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 6
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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