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Great car over the long-term
Pros: convertiblethis is one of the most fun cars I have ever owned. It looks great, the convertible top is easy to put up and down, seals tight and I can avg 19-20 mpg with the v-8 engine. Not sure what more I can ask from a car! It's been extremely reliable with only oil changes and regular scheduled maintenance. I would recommend to anyone, and I would purchase the same car again.
A winner GT with 5 speed
Pros: V-8 power and decnt gas mileage
Cons: passenger seat does not adjust for heightFord gets it right with this one.
100,000 miles of smiles
Pros: Muscle car rumble
Cons: gas prices / interior squeaksNever let me down and provided me with over 100,000 miles of smiles. My commute to work has been alot more enjoyable the last 5 yrs. Love just cruising through the moutains to hear the engine sing.
It looks good. Runs like hell, But.....
Pros: I love the powertrain! Its back over 400 were it belongs, & gets 25mpg to boot!
Cons: HEAVY! Remember the LXs? Offer a $20k base car, w/ a V8, 6speed stick, A kickin sound system, (perhaps with integrated nav-sys) & cruise control. I bet your sales will double!Whatever happened to the simplicity factor that made the mustang so popular for so long? When I reached driving-age, the Mustang-LX was nothing more than an 8cylinder, RWD version of the old Tempo/Topaz with A/C being optional. In a nutshell, it was all go, with limited show. Perfect. Although today it's much more powerful, it's also 2-tons, with no way to shave off a single ounce. Not even an A/C-delete is offered!
Pros: Looks like the old school Mustang
Cons: ...too much plastic on the insideIt's a little bumpy riding...a sacrifice you make for a sports suspension.
Pros: It doesn't look like a teenager's car
Cons: 1. lack of power 2. twitchy handling on turnpikeThis is a 2003 Mustang GT convertible, and after 7 years, I still like it. It is not particularly fast, nor does it handle all that well, but there is just something likable about it. It has been reliable across 72000 miles of driving. Other than regular maintenance, I've only replaced a clutch (and that was on warranty - pilot bearing went and they replaced whole clutch). It is slower than the Z28 I had, handles less well than my old corvette, but it keeps me from feeling like an old man when I drive it.