Best Bet
  • (4.4) 101 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,565$19,449
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 21-23
  • Engine: 300-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2006 Ford Mustang

Our Take on the 2006 Ford Mustang

Our Take

After four decades on the market, Ford's sportiest model — the last traditional rear-wheel-drive "pony car" — entered a new generation for 2005. Styling cues are borrowed from Mustangs of the 1960s, and Ford calls the new Mustang "more modern, more livable and safer," and says it... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • V6 automatic disappointing
  • No side-curtain airbag option
  • No light, storage or cupholders in backseat
  • Optional gauges too dim in sunlight
  • Manual gearshift slightly balky
  • Poor rear visibility

Notable Features

  • Plenty of power for the money (GT)
  • Five-speed manual or automatic
  • Coupe or convertible body styles
  • Aluminum trim option
  • Selectable gauge-lighting option
  • New Pony Package for 2006

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

If you think the newest generation of the Ford Mustang coupe is great, you've gotta love the convertible. Two models are offered - the V-6, with a base price of $24,660, and the V-8 powered GT, starting at $30,685 (both prices include freight). Granted, the convertibles are a bit pricier than the coupes, which start under $20,000. But for those who can afford the extra dough, the ragtops a... Read full review for the 2006 Ford Mustang

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Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 101 reviews

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Not just another boring car

by Tom-vroom from Dekalb IL on March 20, 2012

So you decide you want to get a new ride. There's so many choices out there...what do you pick? If your like me (an admitted car geek/enthusiast) not just any car will do. You want something sporty, g... Read Full Review

10 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 7 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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