See how a 2016 Ford Mustang sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping Near Casa Grande, AZ.


 
  • Jones Ford Casa Grande Journal
  • May 21st 2017 - 204 days ago
  • Casa Grande, AZ
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Compared To Lexus RC 2016



For better stopping power the Mustang GT’s brake rotors are larger than those on the RC:

Mustang GT

RC

RC F Sport

Front Rotors

15 inches

13.2 inches

14.1 inches

Rear Rotors

13 inches

12.2 inches

12.2 inches

The Mustang stops much shorter than the RC:

Mustang

RC

70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

178 feet

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Compared To Audi A3 Cabriolet 2015



For better stopping power the Mustang’s brake rotors are larger than those on the A3 Cabriolet:

Mustang

Mustang GT

A3 Cabriolet

Front Rotors

12.6 inches

15 inches

12.3 inches

Rear Rotors

12.6 inches

13 inches

10.7 inches

The Mustang’s optional front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the A3 Cabriolet are solid, not vented.

The Mustang stops much shorter than the A3 Cabriolet:

Mustang

A3 Cabriolet

70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

166 feet

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Compared To BMW Z4 2016



For better stopping power the Mustang GT’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Z4:

Mustang GT

Z4 sDrive28i

Z4 sDrive35i

Front Rotors

15 inches

13 inches

13.7 inches

Rear Rotors

13 inches

11.8 inches

12.8 inches

The Mustang stops much shorter than the Z4:

Mustang

Z4

80 to 0 MPH

201 feet

208 feet

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70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

161 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

112 feet

119 feet

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Compared To Porsche Cayman 2015



For better stopping power the Mustang’s standard brake rotors are larger than those on the Cayman:

Mustang

Cayman

Front Rotors

12.6 inches

12.4 inches

Rear Rotors

12.6 inches

11.8 inches




Compared To Nissan 370Z 2016



For better stopping power the Mustang GT’s brake rotors are larger than those on the 370Z:

Mustang GT

370Z

370Z Sport/NISMO

Front Rotors

15 inches

12.6 inches

14 inches

The Mustang stops much shorter than the 370Z:

Mustang

370Z

80 to 0 MPH

201 feet

214 feet

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70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

163 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

112 feet

123 feet

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Compared To Volkswagen Beetle 2015



For better stopping power the Mustang’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Beetle:

Mustang

Mustang GT

Beetle 1.8T/TDI

Beetle R-Line

Front Rotors

12.6 inches

15 inches

11.3 inches

12.3 inches

Rear Rotors

12.6 inches

13 inches

10.7 inches

10.7 inches

The Mustang’s optional front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Beetle are solid, not vented.

The Mustang stops much shorter than the Beetle:

Mustang

Beetle

80 to 0 MPH

218 feet

242 feet

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70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

179 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

106 feet

125 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To BMW 4 Series Coupe 2016



For better stopping power the Mustang GT’s brake rotors are larger than those on the 4 Series Coupe:

Mustang GT

428i Coupe

435i Coupe

Front Rotors

15 inches

13 inches

13.4 inches

The Mustang stops much shorter than the 4 Series Coupe:

Mustang

4 Series Coupe

70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

170 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

106 feet

109 feet

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Compared To Audi S5 2016



For better stopping power the Mustang GT’s front brake rotors are larger than those on the S5:

Mustang GT

S5

Front Rotors

15 inches

13.6 inches

The Mustang stops much shorter than the S5:

Mustang

S5

80 to 0 MPH

201 feet

204 feet

Road & Track

70 to 0 MPH

149 feet

167 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

112 feet

114 feet

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