Ford Mustang vs. Subaru WRX

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$26,395 - $31,895
$27,195

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.75 / 5
12 Reviews
4.83 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
268 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.3L EcoBoost
2.0L DOHC Intercooled Turbocharged

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.5 in.
43.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
30.6 - 30.8 in.
35.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.8 - 35.7 in.
37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
11.4 - 13.5 cu. ft.
12 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/50WR18 - P255/40ZR19
P235/45WR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.1 in.
104.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.5 - 37.8 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
188.3 in.
180.9 in.

Width

Width
75.4 in.
70.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3532 - 3827 lbs.
3272 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
268 hp

Torque

Torque
320 - 350 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 - 27 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
20 - 21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 - 32 mpg
27 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang
Subaru WRX

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible - Fastback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
80.8 - 84.5 ft³.
96.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3532 - 3827 lbs.
3272 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 (Est) - 25 (Est) mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 (Est) - 21 (Est) mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 (Est) - 32 (Est) mpg.
27 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.3 L/140
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 10
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.24 - 4.70
3.45

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.54 - 2.98
1.95

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 - 2.15
1.30

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 - 1.77
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.52
0.78

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 - 1.27
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.84 - 4.87
3.64

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15, 3.31, 3.55
4.11

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 (Est), 7.1 (Est), 7.6 (Est), 7.7 (Est)
7.6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/50WR18, P235/55WR17, P255/40ZR19
P235/45WR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR18, P235/55WR17, P255/40ZR19
P235/45WR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 9 in.
17 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 9 in.
17 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.5 - 37.8 ft.
35.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 - 13.9 in.
12.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 - 13 in.
11.3 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16 gal.
15.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 in.
39.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.5 in.
43.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
55.6 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.9 in.
52.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
34.8 - 35.7 in.
37.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
30.6 - 30.8 in.
35.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
44.7 - 52.2 in.
54.2 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
43.7 - 47.4 in.
53.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.1 in.
104.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
188.3 in.
180.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.4 in.
70.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.4 - 54.9 in.
58.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.3 in.
60.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.9 in.
60.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
11.4 - 13.5 ft³.
12 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Mustang
Impreza

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Small Sporty
Small Sporty

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible - Coupe
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.3
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4