2018 Ford Mustang Model Review

21/31  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
4.3  Sec.
0-60 MPH
2
Doors
4
Seats
13.5  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Ford Mustang?

The Ford Mustang, America's quintessential sports car gets a substantial makeover for 2018. The most glaring change is the newly re-designed front-end which features a low-sitting hood and edgy grill design, resulting in a sleek aggressive appearance that also boosts aerodynamic performance. The new Mustang comes in a plethora of customizable wheel, paint, interior, and stripe options with 10 new wheels and 3 all-new colors added for 2018. LED lights and a slick new rear fascia are now included standard. 2018 marks the end of the road for the discontinued line of the legacy V6 engine. The highly efficient 4-cylinder turbocharged Ecoboost and the beefy 5.0-liter V8 engines are back and better than ever with more power and additional fuel efficiency. Both are now available in the all-new highly advanced 10-speed Selectshift automatic transmission. Also new for 2018, the Mustang gets a technologically advanced 12-inch color LCD digital instrument panel. The stunning new display features the Drive Mode system, designed to optimize the driving experience with preselected, as well as customizable driver settings. This year's edition of Mustang also handles better than in years past with the addition of independent rear suspension and track-inspired MagneRide dampers.

A Variety of Styles and Features

The world's best-selling sports car is available in nine different trims: EcoBoost, EcoBoost Convertible, EcoBoost Premium, EcoBoost Premium Convertible, GT, GT Premium, GT Premium Convertible, Shelby GT350 and the Shelby GT350R. All models come in a wide array of customizable colors, wheel options, interiors, racing stripes and spoiler options, including 12 different wheel and 11 different paint colors to choose from. The 10-speed Selectshift automatic transmission is available on all EcoBoost and GT trims. The entry-level EcoBoost, available in both Fastback and Convertible top, comes standard with the turbocharged 4-cylinder 310 horsepower EcoBoost engine, independent rear suspension and LED lights. This nicely equipped base model also features some more premium features such as Active Noise cancellation, rear-view cameras and a leather-covered steering wheel and brake handle. Stepping up to the EcoBoost Premium, available in Fastback or Convertible top, will net you Ford's SYNC 3 voice-activated multimedia and navigation system, highlighted by Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity providing seamless connection to your mobile devices. The EcoBoost Premium comes standard with comforts such as heated and cooled leather-trim bucket seats, LED fog lights and automatic dual climate control.

The GT, is powered by the 5.0-liter V8 460 horsepower Ti-VCT engine and is equipped with 18-inch black alloy pocket wheels, Ford's TrackApp performance metrics application, and quad-tipped dual exhaust. Upgrading to the GT Premium offers the power and performance of the 5.0 V8 engine combined with many of the same benefits of the EcoBoost Premium trim including the Convertible top, unavailable on the standard GT. The 12-inch color LCD instrument panel with Drive Mode is an available option for the GT Premium.

The Shelby 350GT and 350GTR, available only in Fastback, are track-ready variants of the Mustang. Engineered in conjunction with racing legend Shelby, these high performance Mustangs are equipped with rear-wheel drive 5.2-liter V8 engines that crank out a blistering 526 horsepower and 426 lbs-ft of torque. While both models are race-ready and include a long list of performance and aerodynamic upgrades such as MagneRide dampers and Brembo brakes, the 350R has a slight advantage on the track with its ultralight ultra-fast carbon fiber wheels and lack of rear seats.

A Beefy Classic

2018 Ford Mustang RearThe iconic Mustang is available in two standard rear-wheel drive powertrain options, starting with the timeless Ford 5.0-liter V8 VCT engine. This modern take on an American classic, boasts a record 460 horsepower, 420 lbs-ft of torque and is equipped with dual direct and port-fuel injection for maximum performance and increased fuel efficiency. The 2.3-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine churns out a surprising 310 horsepower and 350 lbs-ft of torque at an economical 21/31 city/highway MPG. Both engines are available with the all-new Speedshift 10-speed automatic transmission that offers seamless shifting for a smoother more enjoyable ride.

Safety Without Compromise

2018 Ford Mustang lightsThis 2018 Mustang is equipped with the latest in advanced safety technology. Automated features like Distance Alert, Lane Departure, Pedestrian Detection, Pre-Collision Assist and Auto Brake constantly monitor for threats and were designed to alert the driver, as well as avoid potential collisions. In the event of an accident, the Safety Canopy airbag system, combined with the Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for Children system, or LATCH, were engineered to offer maximum protection, while the SOS Post Crash Alert System automatically call for help.

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