2016 Ford Mustang in South Florida
Trims and Engines
The 2017 Ford Mustang is available in nine different trims, each varying in price, fuel economy and engine. The 2016 trims include: Fastback V6, Ecoboost Fastback, Fastback Ecoboost Premium, Convertible, Convertible Ecoboost Premium, Convertible GT, Fastback GT, Fastback GT Premium, and the all mighty Fastback Shelby GT350.
The most basic Mustang trim is the Mustang Fastback V6. The Mustang Fastback V6 comes standard with a 300-horsepower, 3.7-liter engine coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission. In this configuration the Mustang has a fuel economy of 18 MPG in the city and 21 MPG on the highway. Buyers have the option to make the transmission automatic as well.
The Mustang Ecoboost Fastback was designed to be the most fuel efficient engine and it is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 310-horsepower, 4-cylinder, 2.3-liter ecoboost engine. The Ecoboost Fastback has a fuel economy of 21 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway.
The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R is the most expensive Mustang trim and it has the most impressive engine. The Shely GT350R features a V8, 5.2-liter engine that has 526-horsepower and 429 foot-pounds of torque. As powerful engine, the fuel economy is slightly less than the other two engines — it receives 14 MPG in the city and 21 MPG on the highway.
The 2016 Ford Mustang has the sleek body style that came along with the 2015 redesign. Among notable design features are the HID headlamps and LED tri-bar as well as the dual exhaust pipes. The three part taillights that feature a sequential turning signal are still included.
There are a number of options are available through Ford to make a buyer’s “Stang” stick out. Some of these options are: a rear spoiler, side scoops, hood scoops, a roof spoiler, many wheel options, and more.
The 2016 Ford Mustang is a 4-seater coupe or coupe convertible and the inside is as smooth as ever. The seats are come standard in cloth, but are also available in leather, and the steering wheel is leather trimmed. The bucket style seats are comfortable and sleek. Extra interior options include: interior LED lights, dash kits, interior trims including a carbon fiber trim, shift knobs, and many more racing like interior features including harness seat belts.
Also, MyKey comes standard in all 2016 Mustang models. The MyKey system allows the driver to program features that promote safe driving into the key. One example of these safety features is a speed limit option. When the key is in, it won’t allow the driver to exceed certain speeds. MyKey has speed warning, radio volume, and traction control features — all of which are particularly important with new teen drivers. The Mustang also comes with intelligent access. This means the vehicle comes equipped with remote control access, memory, and find my car features.
Along with the Mustang’s exterior, another major difference that came along with the Mustang’s redesign, is the new Ford SYNC3 Connectivity infotainment system. This system is a re-design of the previous Ford infotainment system. With the enhanced new system 2016 Ford Mustang interior driver experience much better voice recognition, allowing for a way less frustrating drive. Previously, Ford users had been frustrated with the SYNC2 system because it had a long delay for the voice recognition system to work. With the updated, SYNC3 system, this is no longer a lag issue, whether speaking to the system, or using the touch screen.
Price and Warranty
Four great warranties for Ford Mustang lovers are included. These warranties are: a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty, a 3-year or 36,000 limited basic warranty and a roadside assistance program for five years or 60,000 miles.
The base model starts at $24,645, but prices for the Mustang can get as high as $60,000 for the Mustang Shelby GT350R, and that is before additional customizable options have been added into the price.