There are no visible changes to the 2014 Mustang after Ford did a big re-do in 2013. This car is fun, has great fun performance and is the best possible deal for a new ear. All of these V6 Convertible features are set into a nice looking cabin, albeit the electronics are nowhere near as advanced as with other Ford models. Soft-touch surfaces lend a more premium feel, offsetting the impression of swaths of flat surfaces and plastic panels. Talk to Pat, he'll take super care of you! Don't count on a lot of back-seat space—it's just a little larger than a 2+2. The back seats, however, have just enough space for a pair of children. Here, you're simply best looking at each one, as they each appeal to a specific pony-car taste.
Slotted above the V-6 is the 5. Water leaks into the trunk during rain. A pair of burglary suspects has combined four of those things by running from the cops in a fifth-generation Mustang convertible from Cerritos through Hollywood and the downtown Los Angeles area. My only real complaints are the sport mode only because of the rocker switch and the speakers on the door preventing me from getting my foot out when i get out of the car. They should have been all season sport tires. Power exceeds my expectations also. The Mustang earned five stars in the rollover crash test.
Life has a way of forcing us to prioritize function over fun, but that doesn't mean you can't have a little of both. Four-cylinder boosted engines are best left for import cars. A Convertible is the only way to go and the V8 was to costly. An impressive number considering the fact that the 4. Last year, the Mustang got a number of more modern details to help give its retro silhouette a more punctuated, detailed look up close. The Mustang is, overall, the better car between these two. Agile handling and good brakes, a tolerable ride and comfortable seats, easy access and a good view out all contribute to a satisfyingly enjoyable drive.
Along the sides, body-color rocker panels make the car look more cohesive. Standard split-folding rear seats on the coupe expand cargo capacity. Last year, the Mustang got a more 'tilted-forward' look to the grille, while the lower airdam is a bit thinner and not so gaping. Gets around great in the snow for a rear wheel drive car but high quality snow tires and sand required. Plenty of room for myself and 2 kids. I am in performance heaven. Then again, lower the top, a process that still requires two corner latches to unfasten and then a slight push up at the centre before dropping electrically, and the 3.
Both have a standard six-speed manual transmission, while a six-speed automatic with manual shift control is optional. All vehicles shown on this website are offered for sale by licensed motor vehicle dealers, unless where otherwise noted. Almost nothing changes this year for the original ponycar, that iconic symbol of affordable performance that blends modern efficiency with a strong 1960s-America vibe. Steering is very precise in the 'Stang, although we've never been entirely happy with how this unit loads up off center. The base engine is a 3. I can look at it and say. A Mustang with a V-8 engine and a convertible top is a thing of joy.
The power top is easy to operate, but it still does require two latches at opposite ends of the windshield to be fastened. The exterior design soooo hot especially with those taillights omg. The Mustang and the share a few traits — powerful engines, athletic handling, and a good reliability rating. Turns out she had a bad molded lead frame the computer brain and sensor panel for the transmission. With 420 horsepower, the 5. Effortlessly flies from 0-60 and passes others on the road. For example, when I turn on the motor, it will often switch from the Aux i.
The front seats — especially the available Recaro sport seats — have excellent support and side bolstering for corner carving. Options on the Mustang V6 coupe include a new exterior appearance package that adds black-painted mirror caps and deck lid spoiler, and body color-painted quarter-window louvers. Use these numbers for 2014 model comparison purposes only mind you, as the government's new five-cycle test will push next year's overall fuel economy ratings upwards into more realistic territory. News Best Cars team has been ranking cars for 10 years, and our staff has more than 75 years of automotive industry experience combined. Don't get me wrong, as this drop-top can duke it out in the corners as well as most of its fully independent suspended peers, but I found myself lazily cruising about town more often than lighting up the rear tires. The safety-feature set is solid, too. Then, add a margin or profit dealers love the word profit of typically anywhere from 3% to 5% over cost to arrive at a purchase target price.
Among them are a number of cars that are quick in a straight line and also surprisingly fuel efficient. New technology that includes track-specific software and mobile apps helps keep this muscle car modern, while four seats and a tolerable ride make it worthy of being a daily driver. It's standard on all but the base Mustang V-6. Still not sure about the 30mpg on the highway, but it's only been a few months. And from the side, rocker panels now are body-color. As has been the case with Mustangs for many years now, the interior lighting is customizable, including the colors displayed on the speedometer and tachometer. The shiny plastic on the rear trunk lid panel and surrounding the tail lights looks kind of cheap and is difficult to keep clean.
Also available for coupes is a V6 Performance package that includes 19-inch wheels with summer tires, numerous suspension and brake upgrades, a recalibrated stability control system and a 3. On a curvy road, the Mustang responds eagerly to steering inputs and feels controlled and manageable. Just because the Mustang V6 Convertible is powered by the base six doesn't mean it's boring however, as the car's 3. We make every effort to provide you the most accurate, up-to-the-minute information however when you are ready to purchase products or services, it is your responsibility to verify with us that all details listed are accurate. The fundamental design goes back to the 2005 model year; then in 2010 Ford gave it an extensive revamp, recasting it as a little leaner, a little more tidy, and yet more aggressive in its details. Also inside, you get ambient lighting, the terrific Shaker audio system, Sync voice activation, and automatic headlights.
Lower airdams are neater and thinner, too, and lighting up the ground next to the doors is an optional pony projection light. Simply put, there's a lot of bang for the buck. This is my third Stang! Tech additions like MyFord Touch, TrackApps and a Shaker audio system bring the old-fashioned muscle-car into the 21st century. He did not accept my offer nor did he try to negotiate instead told me he had someone looking at my particular vehicle and that the price was the price. The is reviewed separately and the Boss 302 is no longer available. Braking is good with a nice linear feel when Photo: Trevor Hofmann, Canadian Auto Press scrubbing off speed, my tester's larger 18-inch wheel and tire package no doubt helping in this respect.