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Vehicle 1999 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible 1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2dr Convertible SE
120 MPH speedometer Yes No
15.2 gallon fuel tank No Yes
15.7 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap Yes No
15" custom bolt-on wheel covers No Yes
15" x 4" mini-spare tire/steel wheel Yes No
15" x 7" 6-spoke cast aluminum wheels Yes No
2.2L (133) MPFI 4-cyl engine No Yes
3.27 axle ratio Yes No
3.63 axle ratio No Yes
3.8L SMPI V6 engine Yes No
3-passenger full-folding rear seat No Yes
3-point active restraint safety belts Yes No
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD No Yes
4-spoke sport steering wheel No Yes
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) No Yes
525-CCA Delco Freedom battery w/rundown protection No Yes
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Yes No
Aerodynamic halogen headlamps Yes No
Air conditioning Yes No
Analog instrument cluster-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, coolant temp/oil pressure gauges No Yes
Assist handles No Yes
Body-side moldings No Yes
Brake/trans shift interlock No Yes
Cigarette lighter port/auxiliary pwr point Yes No
City 20/hwy 27 (3.8L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
City 20/hwy 29 (3.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Yes No
City 22/hwy 32 (2.4L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
City 23/hwy 31 (2.2L engine/4-speed auto trans) No Yes
City 23/hwy 33 (2.4L engine/5-speed manual trans) No Yes
Cloth reclining bucket seats w/head restraints Yes No
Coil-spring 4-bar link rear suspension Yes No
Color-keyed rocker moldings Yes No
Compact spare tire No Yes
Composite halogen headlamps No Yes
Composite hood w/flow through scoops Yes No
Console-inc: armrest, storage bin, dual cup holders Yes No
Controlled-cycle wet-arm windshield wipers No Yes
Cruise control w/resume speed No Yes
Custom air conditioning No Yes
Day/night rearview mirror No Yes
Daytime running lamps No Yes
Deflected-disc MacPherson strut front suspension No Yes
Deluxe carpet Yes No
Door trim panels w/full-length armrests Yes No
Driver & front passenger next generation reduced-force airbags No Yes
Driver & front passenger second-generation air bags Yes No
Driver-side footrest Yes No
Dual covered visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Dual illuminated covered visor mirrors Yes No
Dual note horn Yes No
Dual pwr mirrors (RH convex) Yes No
Dual reading lamps No Yes
Dual sport breakaway mirrors (LH remote/RH manual) No Yes
Electric rear window defogger No Yes
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/compact disc/cassette-inc: (4) speakers, 80-watt amplifier, integrated clock Yes No
Energy-absorbing steering column No Yes
Enhanced Traction System No Yes
ETR AM stereo/FM stereo w/compact disc, graphic equalizer-inc: seek-up/down, digital clock, (4) front/(2) extended-range rear speakers No Yes
Extensive acoustical insulation No Yes
Extensive anti-corrosion protection No Yes
Front door map pockets No Yes
Front floor console w/armrest No Yes
Front/rear carpeted floor mats No Yes
Front/rear outboard manual lap/shoulder belts No Yes
Front stabilizer bar No Yes
Front wheel drive No Yes
Gas-pressurized front struts & rear shock absorbers Yes No
GM computer command control No Yes
HD 130-amp alternator Yes No
HD 58 amp/hr maintenance-free battery Yes No
Headlamps-on alert chime Yes No
"Headlamps-on" warning lamp No Yes
Interval windshield wipers Yes No
Light group-inc: dome lamps integral w/mirror, front door courtesy switches Yes No
Lockable glove box w/lamp No Yes
Locking glove box Yes No
Low-liftover design luggage compartment w/lamp, full carpeting No Yes
Luggage area carpet & trim Yes No
Milliweave cloth reclining front bucket seats No Yes
Modified MacPherson strut front suspension w/front stabilizer bar Yes No
P195/65R15 touring SBR BSW tires (note: tire chains should not be used) No Yes
P205/65R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Yes No
PASSlock theft deterrent system No Yes
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes Yes No
Pwr decklid release Yes No
Pwr door locks Yes No
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes No Yes
Pwr quarter windows Yes No
Pwr rack & pinion steering Yes Yes
Pwr retractable convertible top w/semi-hard boot Yes No
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down Yes No
Rear center lap belt No Yes
Rear decklid spoiler No Yes
Rear fixed mast antenna No Yes
Rear seat HVAC ducts No Yes
Rear shoulder belt child comfort guides No Yes
Rear wheel drive Yes No
Remote keyless/illuminated entry Yes No
Rocker panel moldings No Yes
"Securilock" passive anti-theft system Yes No
Side-guard door beams No Yes
Side window demisters Yes No
Soft fascia front/rear bumpers No Yes
Soft-Ray tinted glass No Yes
Stainless steel exhaust system Yes Yes
Tachometer, trip odometer, voltmeter, temp/fuel/oil pressure gauges Yes No
Theater dimming system No Yes
Tilt steering wheel Yes Yes
Tinted glass Yes No
Trailing tubular control arm w/twist beam rear suspension No Yes
Trunk net No Yes
Wrap-around taillamps Yes No






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