Compare 2014 Ford Mustang vs 2014 Nissan 370Z

2014 Ford Mustang
2014 Nissan 370Z
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2-Door Conv GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT 15 26 $33,404 $36,210
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT Premium 15 26 $37,186 $40,310
Mustang 2-Door Conv Shelby GT500 15 24 $54,850 $60,110
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 19 29 $25,928 $27,510
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 Premium 19 29 $29,160 $31,610
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 15 26 $28,791 $31,210
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT Premium 15 26 $32,573 $35,310
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 15 24 $50,288 $55,110
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 19 29 $21,215 $22,510
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 19 29 $24,548 $26,610
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2-Door Coupe Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
370Z 2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 26 $29,642 $31,290
370Z 2-Door Coupe Automatic Touring 19 26 $34,253 $36,570
370Z 2-Door Coupe Manual 18 26 $28,412 $29,990
370Z 2-Door Coupe Manual NISMO 18 26 $40,632 $43,020
370Z 2-Door Coupe Manual Touring 18 26 $33,038 $35,270
370Z 2-Door Roadster Automatic 18 25 $38,836 $41,470
370Z 2-Door Roadster Automatic Touring 18 25 $42,577 $45,470
370Z 2-Door Roadster Manual Touring 17 25 $41,361 $44,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,404
$29,642
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,210
$31,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$604 / month
$522 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Ford Mustang delivers some of the best performance-car bang for the buck, all with a level of sophistication that's surprising given the brash sound and classic looks. The 2014 Nissan 370Z continues to deliver good value and big sports car grins.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 51.6
Second Hip Room (in)
45.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 54.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
29.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62 61
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 167.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.9 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.6 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.4 32.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/50WR18 P225/50WR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR18 P245/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3735 3309
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
390 @ 4250 270 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
99F NA
Displacement
5.0 L/302 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 6500 332 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 (Est) 19
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43 3.19
Trans Order Code
44X NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.66 4.92
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.69 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Nissan 370Z
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 (Est) 8.1
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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