Ford Mustang

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How much does the Ford Mustang cost to run?

The 2.3L petrol is the most economical Ford Mustang to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency.

The Ford Mustang 2.3L petrol costs £260.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band I.

It does just over 35 MPG on average, which means it will cost £17.00* in petrol every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the BMW 2 Series 1.5L diesel and the more thirsty BMW 4 Series 3.0L petrol.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 41, which is lower than the BMW 4 Series 3.0L diesel, but higher than the BMW 4 Series 3.0L diesel. (If insurance cost is important to you then the BMW 2 Series has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model2.3L petrol5.0L petrol
mpg28.8 - 35.320.9 - 23.5
emissions179 - 225281 - 299
tax£260.00 - £325.00£570.00
insuranceGroup 41Group 43

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Ford Mustang: How big is the boot?

The Ford Mustang has an above average boot space (408 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 2 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 3 large bags or 3 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the BMW 2 Series MPV is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 3 large bags with its 560 litres.

Is the Ford Mustang easy to park?

This is one of the widest cars in the class, which makes it feel like a bit of a squeeze in the multi-stories. If that stresses you a bit, try the much narrower MINI Coupe.

When it comes to parking on the street, the Mustang is one of the hardest. It has a turning circle of 12m, and a length of 4784m, giving you a relatively small 16mm gap to turn the car in and out.

If you don’t have a drive, you should look at the best in class for parallel parking instead, the MINI Coupe.

Which Ford Mustang has the best performance?

The fastest Ford Mustang from 0-60, is the 5.0L petrol (if you’re a petrol head, it has 530 lbs/ft torque and 416 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 4.8 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the BMW 4 Series 3.0L diesel, which will beat your Ford Mustang to 60 by 0.1 seconds. That’s a big gap in Formula 1, but not something you would notice in your commute to work.

Engine options

model2.3L petrol5.0L petrol