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POWERTRAIN

Engine

Engine Layout

Front engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine Type (liters, cubic inches) 3.8L OHV V-6/4.6L SOHC V-8
Displacement 3.8L, 232/4.6L 281
Horsepower @ rpm(6) 193 @ 5500/260 @ 5250
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm)(6) 225 @ 2800/302 @ 4000
Compression Ratio 9.36:1/9.4:1
Bore and Stroke 3.8 x 3.4/3.6 x 3.6
Fuel System Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection
Fuel Requirement 87 Octane (minimum)
Fuel Economy (city/hwy mpg)(7) 20/29; 17/25 5-speed manual
20/27; 17/24 4-speed automatic
Exhaust System Single, stainless steel with catalytic converter (V-6)
Dual, stainless steel with catalytic converters (GT)
Transmission
Type 5-speed manual (std.)
  Electronically controlled 4-speed automatic with overdrive(opt.)(8)
Final Drive Ratio 3.27:1
Gear Ratios
Mustang V-6 Manual 1st - 3.37; 2nd - 1.99; 3rd - 1.33; 4th - 1.00; 5th - 0.68; Rev. - 3.15
Mustang GT Manual 1st - 3.37; 2nd - 1.99; 3rd - 1.33; 4th - 1.00; 5th - 0.67; Rev. - 3.22
Mustang V-6/GT Automatic 1st - 2.84; 2nd - 1.55; 3rd - 1.00; 4th - 0.70; Rev. - 2.32

STEERING AND SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
Type Independent, modified MacPherson strut with separate spring on lower arm and stabilizer bar
Springs Helical coil, rubber-insulated (all)
Shock Absorbers Integral with strut, gas-pressurized, hydraulic
Stabilizer Bar/ Tube Diameter 1.00 (Mustang); 1.04 (GT)
Rear Suspension
Type Four-bar link with coil springs on lower arm (upper, leading; lower, arm) (all); unique horizontal axle damper and stabilizer bar (GT)
Springs Helical coil, rubber-insulated (all); progressive-rate (GT)
Shock Absorbers Direct, gas-pressurized, hydraulic (Mustang); unique axle damper, gas-pressurized, hydraulic vertical shock absorbers and foam sleeve with horizontal axle dampers (GT)
Stabilizer Bar/ Diameter Solid bar, 0.905 (GT)
Steering
Type Power-assisted, rack-and-pinion
Overall Ratio 15.0:1 on center
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 37.1 (Mustang); 38.1 (GT)

BRAKES

Brakes
Standard Power four-wheel disc
Optional Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (standard on GT)

DIMENSIONS

General
 
Model Coupe Convertible
Wheelbase 101.3 101.3
Overall Length 183.2 183.2
Overall Height 53.1 53.2
Overall Width 73.1 73.1
Tread Width, (Front/Rear) 60.2/60.6(2) 60.2/60.6(2)
Base Model Curb Weight (lbs.) 3114(3) 3254(3)
Front/Rear Seating
Seating Capacity 4 4
Head Room 38.1/35.5 38.1/35.8
Shoulder Room 53.6/52.1 53.6/41.4
Hip Room 52.8/47.4 52.3/41.0
Leg Room (maximum) 42.6(4)/29.9 42.6(4)/29.9

CAPACITIES

Passenger/Luggage/Fuel Capacity
Luggage Capacity (cu. ft.) 10.9 7.7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 83.0
Total Interior Volume (cu. ft.) 93.9
Liftover Height 28.3(5) 28.5
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 15.7 15.7

TRAILER TOWING

Trailer Towing
Towing Class Light-duty Class I
Gross Trailer Weight (lbs.) 1000 max.
Max. Tongue Load (lbs.) 100
Hitch Design Load-carrying type



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