Compare 2018 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Nissan 370Z

2018 Ford Mustang
2018 Nissan 370Z
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EcoBoost Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang EcoBoost Convertible 20 28 $29,777 $31,180
Mustang EcoBoost Fastback 21 31 $24,524 $25,680
Mustang EcoBoost Premium Convertible 20 28 $34,204 $36,195
Mustang EcoBoost Premium Fastback 21 31 $29,007 $30,695
Mustang GT Fastback 15 25 $33,255 $35,190
Mustang GT Premium Convertible 14 23 $42,232 $44,690
Mustang GT Premium Fastback 15 25 $37,035 $39,190
Mustang Shelby GT350 Fastback 14 21 $52,863 $55,940
Mustang Shelby GT350R Fastback 14 21 $52,863 $55,940
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Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
370Z Coupe Automatic 19 26 $29,966 $31,390
370Z Coupe Manual 18 26 $28,632 $29,990
370Z Coupe NISMO Automatic 19 26 $44,928 $47,090
370Z Coupe NISMO Manual 18 26 $43,594 $45,690
370Z Coupe Sport Automatic 19 26 $33,378 $34,970
370Z Coupe Sport Manual 18 26 $32,043 $33,570
370Z Coupe Sport Tech Automatic 19 26 $36,714 $38,470
370Z Coupe Sport Tech Manual 18 26 $35,379 $37,070
370Z Coupe Touring Automatic 19 26 $37,367 $39,590
370Z Coupe Touring Manual 18 26 $36,047 $38,190
370Z Roadster Automatic 18 25 $39,470 $41,820
370Z Roadster Touring Automatic 18 25 $43,946 $46,570
370Z Roadster Touring Sport Automatic 18 25 $46,614 $49,400
370Z Roadster Touring Sport Manual 17 24 $45,389 $48,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,777
$29,966
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,180
$31,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$520 / month
$523 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Athletic performance, decent fuel economy, and surprising technology make the 2018 Ford Mustang even better. The 2018 Nissan 370Z is a confident coupe or roadster with an impressive pedigree and a recognizable shape. It's comparatively aged, but an instant classic for most owners.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
30.8 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.2
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 54.4
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
80.8 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 61
Length, Overall (in)
188.3 167.5
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.9 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 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)
12.6 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.5 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.8 32.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55WR17 P225/50WR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55WR17 P245/45WR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3642 3373
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.3 L/140 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5500 332 @ 7000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
350 @ 3000 270 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
99H NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 (Est) 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
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 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.54 3.19
Trans Order Code
44X NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.24 4.92
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Nissan 370Z Coupe
Body Style
Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 (Est) 8.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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