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2dr Coupe


Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Brake ABS System
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.55
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.6


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540


Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750
Engine Order Code 994
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.8L/232

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 181.5
Liftover Height (in) 30.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.4

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in) 35.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Second Leg Room (in) 30.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7


Vehicle Name Ford Mustang
Body Style 2 Door Coupe


Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut


Rear Tire Order Code T32
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code T32


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44U
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73
Clutch Size (in) 11.02
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93


EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3071


Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum