Compare 2015 Ford Mustang vs 2014 Hyundai Genesis

2015 Ford Mustang
2014 Hyundai Genesis
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2-Door Conv EcoBoost Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Conv EcoBoost Premium 22 31 $32,103 $34,800
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT Premium 15 25 $38,561 $41,800
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 17 28 $27,615 $29,300
Mustang 2-Door Fastback EcoBoost 22 31 $23,592 $25,300
Mustang 2-Door Fastback EcoBoost Premium 22 31 $27,029 $29,300
Mustang 2-Door Fastback GT 15 25 $29,797 $32,300
Mustang 2-Door Fastback GT 50 Years Limited Edition 15 25 $42,592 $46,170
Mustang 2-Door Fastback GT Premium 15 25 $33,487 $36,300
Mustang 2-Door Fastback V6 17 28 $22,432 $23,800
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4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 27 $32,996 $35,200
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 15 23 $43,870 $47,400
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic 17 27 $25,028 $26,350
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic Premium 17 27 $27,804 $29,300
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Manual R-Spec 19 27 $25,828 $27,200
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 16 25 $30,163 $32,150
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Tan Lth 16 25 $30,163 $32,150
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Ultimate 16 25 $32,441 $34,600
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual R-Spec 16 24 $27,557 $29,350
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual Ultimate 16 24 $31,324 $33,400

Pricing

Invoice Price

$32,103
$32,996

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$34,800
$35,200

Monthly Payment Estimate

$580 / month
$587 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.4
7.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2015 Ford Mustang finally makes the rear-end switch—and the SVO's back, at least in spirit. Everyday comfortable, yet track-ready, the 2014 Hyundai Genesis is one of the better performance-car picks if your budget is tight.

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Fuel Economy

City

22 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

31 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Subcompact Cars Large Cars

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

80.8 109.4

Front Hip Room (in)

54.9 54.9

Second Leg Room (in)

30.8 38.6

Front Head Room (in)

37.6 40.4

Passenger Capacity

4 5

Second Hip Room (in)

43.7 54.3

Front Shoulder Room (in)

56.3 58.3

Second Head Room (in)

35.7 37.7

Second Shoulder Room (in)

44.7 57.9

Front Leg Room (in)

44.5 44.3

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.9 63.8

Wheelbase (in)

107.1 115.6

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.4 74.4

Track Width, Front (in)

62.3 63.1

Length, Overall (in)

188.3 196.3

Height, Overall (in)

54.9 58.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 5.2

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

11.4 15.9

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 12.4

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 13

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)

15.5 19.3

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.8 36

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/50WR18 P235/50VR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/50WR18 P235/50VR18

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3642 4019

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Aluminum

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 7.5

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

320 @ 2500 291 @ 5100

Engine Order Code

99H NA

Displacement

2.3 L/140 3.8 L/231

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

310 @ 5500 333 @ 6400

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

26 (Est) 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

31 (Est) 27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

22 (Est) 18

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.24 3.67

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.31 3.91

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.67 1.61

Trans Type

6 8

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.84 2.27

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.54 2.40

Trans Order Code

44X NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.24 1.19

Trans Description Cont.

Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.70 0.83

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.64

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.56

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Mustang Hyundai Genesis

Body Style

Convertible Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

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

NA 8.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 740

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 150

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

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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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