Vehicle Reviews

Expert Road Test

The world has been waiting patiently for this all-new two-seat Thunderbird roadster for at least five years, ever since Ford...

automotive.com®...where your car search begins

2002 Ford Thunderbird Comparisons

Base Soft Top Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $38,890.00 $33,200.00 $44,625.00
Destination $555.00 $645.00 $775.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.9L V8 1.8L I4 3.5L V6
Horsepower 252 @ 6100 RPM 180 @ 5500 RPM 253 @ 6400 RPM
Torque 267 @ 4300 RPM 173 @ 1950 RPM 255 @ 3950 RPM
Valves 4 5 4
Displacement (cc) 3948 1781 3518
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.3 3.2 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.2
Compression Ratio 10.6:1 9.5:1 9.9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 22 18
Highway (mpg) 23 31 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3862.5 3130.6 2837.3
Wheelbase (in.) 107.2 95.4 113.3
Length (in.) 186.3 159.1 165.3
Width (in.) 72.0 73.1 76.5
Height (in.) 52.1 53.0 50.9
Track Front (in.) 60.5 60.0 62.2
Track Rear (in.) 60.2 59.6 63.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 37.1 38.3 37.4
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 43.7 41.2 42.9
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.3 55.6 51.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 N/A 51.2
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A 48.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone torsion multi-link
Tires 235/50R17 205/55R16 225/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Player N/A Yes N/A
CD Changer Yes N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

Compare Other Similar Vehicles

2002 Ford Thunderbird Base Soft Top Convertible 2002 Ford Thunderbird Base Soft Top Convertible
2002 Audi TT Base Roadster Convertible 2002 Audi TT Base Roadster Convertible
2002 Chrysler Prowler Base Roadster 2002 Chrysler Prowler Base Roadster
Update Comparison
close
X

Similarly Priced Vehicles