Best Bet
(4.7) 65 reviews
MSRP: N/A
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 19-21
Engine: 300-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2008 Ford Mustang

Our Take on the 2008 Ford Mustang

Our Take

The current-generation Mustang came out for the 2005 model year, and Ford is keeping it fresh in 2008 with new paint colors, additional safety and convenience features and yet another two versions that trade on the name of legendary racer and car developer Carroll Shelby: the Shelby GT convertibl... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • V6 automatic Mustang disappointing
  • No curtain airbags
  • No light, storage or cupholders in backseat
  • Optional gauges too dim in sunlight
  • Poor reliability history
  • Poor rear visibility

Notable Features

  • Side airbags now standard
  • ABS standard on GT
  • Coupe or convertible body styles
  • Standard audio input jack
  • High-performance Shelby GT500KR

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.