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2005 Ford Mustang
2005 Ford Mustang
Available Price Range $1,418-$18,162 Trims8 Combined MPG 21-23 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Mustang

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • V6 automatic disappointing
  • No curtain airbag option
  • Side mirrors don't fold
  • No light, storage or cupholders in backseat
  • Optional gauges too dim in sunlight
  • Limited supply, premium pricing likely

Notable Features

  • Most power for the money (GT)
  • Super-high-performance all-season tires (GT)
  • Five-speed manual or automatic
  • Real aluminum trim option
  • Selectable gauge-lighting option
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Our Expert Reviews

I'm slightly annoyed when the first Ford representative I introduce myself to at a Mustang convertible event in Florida this weekend immediately mentions, "There's at least one thing you'll like about the Mustang. O.P.I. has developed a line of Mustang nail polish matching the paint colors of the car."Now, I admit, I don't care about torque and horsepower nearly as much as t... Read full review for the 2005 Ford Mustang

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A decent car for the money

by MustangFanatic from on July 11, 2010

In my plucky mind, I think that when buying this vehicle , you get a lot of car in relation to the amount of money you have to spend on it including service, maintenance, insurance, etc. It has almost... Read Full Review

8 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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