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2004 Ford Thunderbird Trim Comparison

Base Hard Top Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $38,480.00 $38,480.00
Destination $605.00 $605.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.9L V8 3.9L V8
Horsepower 280 @ 6000 RPM 280 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 286 @ 4000 RPM 286 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3948 3948
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.4 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 17
Highway (mpg) 23 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3780.9 3780.9
Wheelbase (in.) 107.2 107.2
Length (in.) 186.3 186.3
Width (in.) 72.0 72.0
Height (in.) 52.1 52.1
Track Front (in.) 60.5 60.5
Track Rear (in.) 60.2 60.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 37.2 37.2
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.7 42.7
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.3 57.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.7 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 52.6 52.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone
Tires 235/50R17 235/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Cassette Player N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A
CD Changer Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A


Cruise Control Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.


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


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std.

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