2009 Nissan 350Z vs. Its Competition

2009 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast

The BMW Z4 is available as a coupe or roadster with six-cylinder and M-Series power.

The Ford Mustang is definitely more common, but it's an obvious choice here with a reasonable price, an available powerful V-8, and rear-wheel drive.

Honda's S2000 roadster is also a possibility.

The two-seater has a completely different character, with an engine that's rev-happy and quite peaky, but with great build quality.

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Quick Specs
Amazing V-6 power and rear-drive handling keep the 2009 Nissan 350Z convertible rooted in sportscar basics and fun.
Nostalgia is still a big part of the appeal, but the 2010 Ford Mustang is now every bit a modern, refined sport coupe.
The 2008 Honda S2000 is a purist's sports car, with the resulting compromises in room and refinement.
MSRP From  
Gas Mileage  
17 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Gas V6Gas V6Gas I4
EPA Class  
SubcompactCompactTwo Seater
Style Name  
2-Door Roadster Manual Enthusiast2-Door Coupe V62-Door Convertible
Rear Wheel DriveRear wheel driveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
Passenger Doors  
Body Style  
2dr Convertible2 Door Coupe2 Door Convertible
Manual w/ODManualManual
Detailed Spec Comparison
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