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  • 2011 Ford Mustang

    #4 in 2011 Affordable Sports Cars

  • 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    #7 in 2011 Affordable Sports Cars

  • 2011 Nissan 370Z

    #1 in 2011 Affordable Sports Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $22,145
    • $23,110
    • $31,450
    • Avg. Paid
    • $9,155
    • $8,555
    • $12,810

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.5 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.7 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Performance
    • 9.2 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • 8.5 /10
    • Interior
    • 8.2 /10
    • 6.5 /10
    • 7.2 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.1 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Safety
    • 9.3 /10
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 2.0 /5
    • 5.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Powerful engine choices
      • High safety score
      • Good fuel economy for the class
      • Nimble handling
      • Good fuel economy
      • Responsive engine
      • Athletic handling
      • Responsive steering
      • Accelerates quickly
      • Balanced ride
    • Cons
      • Cramped back seat
      • Small trunk
      • Tight cabin
      • Engine vibrations at higher RPM

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas V6 3.7L/227
    • Gas I4 2.0L/122
    • Gas V6 3.7L/- TBD -
    • MPG
    • 19 City / 29 Hwy
    • 22 City / 28 Hwy
    • 18 City / 26 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 2 Door Coupe
    • 2 Door Convertible
    • 2 Door Coupe
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 107.1
    • 91.7
    • 100.4
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 188.1
    • 157.3
    • 167.2
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 73.9
    • 67.7
    • 72.6
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 55.6
    • 49.0
    • 51.8
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Convertible Soft Top
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Optional
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3453
    • 2447
    • 3232
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Locks
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Back-Up Camera
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • HID headlights
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Keyless Start
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Reading Lamps
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Heated Mirrors
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 4
    • 2
    • 2
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 83.3
    • - TBD -
    • 51.6
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.5
    • 37.4
    • 38.2
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.4
    • 43.1
    • 42.9
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 55.3
    • 53.2
    • 54.4
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.4
    • 50.6
    • 54.6
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 34.7
    •  
    •  
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 29.8
    •  
    •  
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 51.6
    •  
    •  
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 46.8
    •  
    •  
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 13.4
    • 5.3
    • 6.9
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Satellite Radio
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Tow Hooks
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Locking Rear Differential
    • Standard
    •  
    • Optional
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • V6 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas V6
    • Gas I4
    • Gas V6
    • Displacement
    • 3.7L/227
    • 2.0L/122
    • 3.7L/- TBD -
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 305 @ 6500
    • 167 @ 7000
    • 332 @ 7000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 280 @ 4250
    • 140 @ 5000
    • 270 @ 5200
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 33.4
    • 30.8
    • 32.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 19
    • 22
    • 18
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 29
    • 28
    • 26
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 16.0
    • 12.7
    • 19
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Independent
    • Double-Wishbone
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • 3-Link Solid Axle
    • Multi-link
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • MacPherson strut
    •  
    • Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Panhard rod
    •  
    • Multi-Link
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard

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