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Vehicle 1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible 2000 Pontiac Firebird 2dr Conv Firebird
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Vehicle Mustang Firebird
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 74.5
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F 540 n/a
Maximum Capacity (amps) 130 105
Brake System
ABS System n/a 4-Wheel
Brakes Front Yes Yes
Brakes Rear Yes Yes
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in) 10.5 x 0.55 12.0 x - TBD -
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.02 11.9 x - TBD -
Type of Brakes Power Power
Drive Train
Clutch Size (in) 11.02 n/a
Displacement (CC) 3.8L/232 3.8L/231
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 20 19
Final Drive Ratio 2.73 3.23
Fuel Capacity (gal) 15.7 16.8
Fuel System EFI SFI
Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000 200 @ 5200
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 29 30
Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750 225 @ 4000
Total System Capacity (qts) 12.6 12.4
Transmission Speeds 5 5
Transmission Type Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Type of Engine Gas V6 Gas V6
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 3206 3402
Overall Length (in) 181.5 193.4
Overall Width (in) 53.4 52.0
Wheelbase (in) 101.3 101.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) 28.5 35.1
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7.7 12.9
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.1 38.7
Hip room front (in) 52.3 52.8
Leg room front (in) 42.6 43.0
Passenger Volume N/A 84.0
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 35.7 39.4
Second seat hip room (in) 41.0 43.7
Second seat leg room (in) 30.3 28.8
Second seat shoulder room (in) 41.4 43.5
Shoulder room front (in) 53.6 57.4
Suspension
Front suspension w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Ground Clearance (in) 3.6 4.5
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) 30 n/a
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in) n/a 0.59
Rear Suspension Four-bar link Salisbury Axle
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) 32 n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 1.06 1.10
Track Front 60.0 60.7
Track Rear 58.7 60.6
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P205/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear wheel size (in) 15 x 7.0 16 x 8
Rear wheel type Aluminum Aluminum
Spare tire size T125/90R15 T125/70D15
Spare wheel size (in) 15 x 4.0 15 x 4
Spare wheel type Steel n/a
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load 100 100
Tow Capacity Standard 1000 1000
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 2.38 2.7
Steering Diameter Left 38.3 40.6






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