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Vehicle 2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible 2010 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Convertible
105-Amp Alternator Yes No
12-Volt Battery No Yes
15,000 Mile Extended Service Interval Tune-Up; Extended Service Interval Spark Plugs Yes No
29-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3 Front and 1 Rear Cupholder, 4 Cupholders Total Yes No
4.0-Liter, 60-Degree V6, 12-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 210@5300, Torque Of 240@3500, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
55-Amp Hour Battery Yes No
7-Fin Spoke Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. Yes No
AdvanceTrac(R) Traction Control No Yes
Alloy Located On Instrument Panel and Shift Knob No Yes
Alloy Patina Interior Trim Located On Doors, Instrument Panel, Pillars and Foot Pedals Yes No
All-Season Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Management Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player Yes No
Audible Warnings Include Beltminder(R) Seatbelts Unfastened No Yes
Audio and Security Prewiring Yes No
Audio and Security Pre-Wiring No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Battery Gauge No Yes
Black Front Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Black Rocker Panels No Yes
Body Color Grille and Chrome Fuel Door and Chrome Center Dual Exhaust Yes No
Cargo Area Locking Storage Yes No
Cargo Area Power Outlet Yes No
Cargo Cover Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Check Control Vehicle Monitor System Warning Lights With Pictogram Display Yes No
Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray Yes No
Coinholder No Yes
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Compass No Yes
Complex Surface Halogen Headlights No Yes
Corner Brake Control Yes No
Courtesy Lights Include Xenon Dome Light, Footwell Lighting and Door Handles Yes No
Crash Sensor Turns On Flashers No Yes
Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Interior Lights, Turns On Flashers and Includes Battery Safety Terminal Yes No
Cruise Control No Yes
Crumple Zones No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Operates Windows Yes No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Driver Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total No Yes
Driver Side Lower Console Storage Located On Dash Yes No
Dual Black Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Easy-Entry Seat Yes No
EasyFuel(TM) Capless Fuel Filler No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes No
Electronic Stability Control(ESC) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle and Yaw Rate No Yes
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device Yes No
Engine Oil Cooler Yes No
Extended Service Interval For Distributorless Ignition No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge No Yes
Fixed Hoop Aluminum Safety Rollbars Yes No
Fold-Down Tailgate Yes No
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles Yes No
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Sport Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes No
Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Front Dual and Side Sunvisors Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Map/Reading Lights Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats, Passenger Side Manually Adjusts 2-Ways Total With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Net Pockets Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Dual Sport Bucket Seats Adjust 6 Ways Total With Manually Adjustable Seat Height, Manual Memory and Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Locking Storage No Yes
Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Front Power 277-mm X 23-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 259-mm X 10.2-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power 293-mm X 30-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 300-mm X 19-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Cloth Sliding Sunroof Yes No
Front Power Outlet Integrated With Cigarette Lighter Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front Reading Lights No Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Functional Hood Scoop, Side Skirts and Side Air Intakes Yes No
Getrag(R) 6-Speed Manual Transmission Yes No
Glass Rear Window On Convertible Yes Yes
Glovebox Yes No
Halogen Headlights With Auto-Leveling Yes No
Illuminated Entry No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Sport Ride Type Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Z-Axle Rear Suspension With Sport Ride Type Yes No
Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Interior Pollen Air Filter Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leatherette Seats Yes No
Leather Located On Doors Yes No
Leather Located On Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Live Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Lockable Glovebox Yes Yes
Locking Fuel Filler Door Yes No
Machined Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 7-In. No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Multi-Color Paint (If Selected) Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Illuminated Entry No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry, Sunroof, Soft Top, Fuel Door and Hatch Yes No
Oil Pressure Gauge No Yes
Panic Alarm No Yes
Park Distance Control (PDC) Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Alarm and Ultrasonic Sensors Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement and Passenger Weight Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Yes No
Personal Safety System(R) Includes Pretensioners With Load Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Automatic Locking Retractors, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensor No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Internal Switch Yes No
Power Electro-Hydraulic Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Soft Convertible Top Yes Yes
Power Tailgate Lock/Unlock Via Button On Tailgate Handle Yes No
Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Pretensioners No Yes
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Radio Data System Yes No
Rear Air Dam Yes No
Rear Dual Bucket Seats No Yes
Rear Heating Ducts Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Tailgate Release Located On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Roadside Assistance Warranty For 60000-Miles, 60-Months No Yes
Run-Flat Tires Yes No
Satellite Radio Antenna No Yes
SBRP195/55R16 87 V-Rated Performance Tires Yes No
SBRP215/60R17 All-Season Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Second Row Dual Bucket-Style Seats With 50/50 Split Folding Seatbacks and Integral Headrests Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear Yes No
Shaker 500 AM/FM Radio With 500-Watts and 8 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6 Months Of Service, Unavailable In Hawaii and Alaska) No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Sport Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Stainless Steel Footrest Yes No
Stainless Steel Located On Exhaust Pipe No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control and Audio No Yes
Supercharged 1.6-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, OHC, MPFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 168@6000, Torque Of 162@4000, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
Supercharger With Intercooler Yes No
SYNC(R) Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal (Requires Paired Wireless Enabled Phone) No Yes
SYNC(R) Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, 911 Assist(TM) Emergency Response, Navigation, Traffic Information, Vehicle Diagnostics and Vehicle Service Reminders (Requires Paired Wireless Enabled Phone; 3-Year Subscription Included For Traffic, Directions and Information Services and Is Subject To Late Availability) No Yes
SYNC(R) Voice Activated Controls For Navigation System, Phone, Audio and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices No Yes
SYNC(R) Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes Yes
Tire Inflation Monitor Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Tremec T5 5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk Light No Yes
Valet Lockout Yes No
Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via SecuriLock(R) Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Speed-Sensitive Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No






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