It takes a set in corners much more easily than former Mustangs, and it deals much more swiftly with choppy pavement and uneven surfaces, even though it's still a live-axle design. Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. So even on wet and imperfect surfaces, the the Mustang has surprising tenacity and poise, and a progressive, predictable feel in tight corners. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. If you want high-tech cabin technology, skip the base model. Don't count on a lot of back-seat space—it's just a little larger than a 2+2.
While the Mustang isn't the most dynamic car in the class, it feels well-controlled and agile on winding roads and through turns. The safety-feature set is solid, too. Please for an important message about your web browser software. The Mustang's precise electric power steering last year got a multi-mode setting that lets you pick the weighting, and for the most part, it's a hoot to drive on curvy roads, too. V6 Mustangs use regular-grade gas. This is my third Stang! Generally the Mustang V6 Convertible's body structure is tight, with zero twist even under the engine's very generous full throttle.
Not surprisingly, our performance pack-equipped tester also performed well on the figure eight. Simply put, the Mustang's interior puts the Camaro's cockpit to shame in terms of sheer usability. Currently the Ford Mustang has a score of 8. I can look at it and say. The 3 valve V8 had tons of tourqe and a great V8 Rumble.
I've only owned the car for a month, so stay tuned for reliability reports. Several model years ago, the Mustang's rear suspension was massaged, and the current corner takes advantage of a host of incremental improvements. Whether you care about cars or not, it's a known quantity, and a pop-culture reference point. Sync hands-free Photo: Trevor Hofmann, Canadian Auto Press phone connectivity was also included, as was satellite radio, heated seats and heated mirrors with ultimately cool puddle lamps that project the Mustang pony logo onto the street or sidewalk below after clicking on the remote upon entry or alternatively, when exiting the car. I'm certified, but always want to verify the procedure for twisting wrench on any of my vehicles; kinda like a second opinion. Missing from the lineup this year is the race-ready Boss 302 and its higher-output, 444-hp V-8; that has seen its special two-year run come and go. The only downer of this model is the chin spoiler, it cant survive the elements in Canada or wherever there is snow, curbs are also detrimental for staying intact!! The interior is great love the ambient lighting makes a sexy night even sexier.
And from the side, rocker panels now are body-color. However, they also both use cheap cabin materials. Powerful V-8s, special editions, and quarter-mile sprints are definitely still a big part of its identity and existence, but the 2014 Mustang has a cozy cabin, surprisingly confident handling, and something close to true sports-car finesse that you probably never expected to find here. It gained 112 horsepower for 2013, making for an incredible 662 hp total from its supercharged V-8. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c.
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. Ford certainly got this car right! Outside the confines of the test track, the 2014 Mustang V6 is quite fun to drive, despite the slow-shifting slushbox. To see what's new for 2014, click , or check out a of the two model years. Which Used Ford Mustang Is Right for Me? You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. I like the car alot I just don't love it.
I really like the led lighting on the rear and day time running lights. They're both modern overhead-cam engines with variable valve timing--and surprisingly high-revving and willing, even though the V-8 especially has that true muscle-car sou8nd. It also seems odd that Ford would equip this car with summer only high-performance tires that aren't safe to drive when the temperature dips below 40 degrees there's actually a warning sticker for this on the car. Expect Convertibles to be a bit louder, although they have a tight-fitting soft-top. If the radiator hose is stuck, grasp it near the end with a pair of adjustable pliers and twist it to break the seal, then pull it off. Our Mustang V6 tester pulled 0.
A little retrospective glance backwards shows that even this base V6 puts out 15 more horsepower than the legendary 1968-71 Boss 302 V8, so let's all pay respect where Photo: Trevor Hofmann, Canadian Auto Press respect is due. I would purchase this exact same car in a heartbeat. The door armrests are soft-touch, mind you, as are the door inserts, but my bony elbows don't hang so low and therefore they got the sore treatment brought about by those hard door uppers. The 0-60 mph sprint took 5. It's standard on all but the base Mustang V-6.