I believe my Thunderbird has a basic radio with a cassette player. That Thunderbird is a very basic car. It is the same radio that was in my 1996 Thunderbird which had the sport package. I do not use the cassette, only the radio. Mine looks like this:OEM Factory Ford Radio Cassette Player F5sf 19b132-ab for sale online | eBayDo you need the cassette deck for premium sound or base radio? I have a premium sound cassette deck. The volume buttons are worn down a bit but if I recall correctly, works otherwise. I don't have a way to test it though.