2014 Ford Mustang

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$22,510

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2014 Ford Mustang
2014 Ford Mustang

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Acceleration, especially Shelby GT500
  • Handling
  • Manual-transmission shifter
  • V-6 gas mileage
  • Sightlines
  • Comfortable Recaro seats available

The bad:

  • Inconsistent cabin quality
  • No side curtain airbags
  • No telescoping steering wheel
  • Not enough variability in suspension, steering modes (Shelby GT500)
  • Needs wider rear tires (Shelby GT500)

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • Automatic transmission with manual-shift capability
  • V-6 or V-8 engine
  • GT makes 420 hp
  • 305-hp V-6, 662-hp Shelby GT500 also available
  • Coupe or convertible

2014 Ford Mustang review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Ford Mustang?

The 2014 Ford Mustang is a rear-wheel-drive, four-seat sports car that competes with the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and Hyundai Genesis. It is offered in V6, V6 Premium, GT, GT Premium and Shelby GT500 trim levels, all of which are available in coupe and convertible body styles.

What's New on the 2014 Ford Mustang?

For 2014, all Ford Mustang models feature revised instrument cluster graphics. In addition, two appearance packages are offered with V6 and GT trims, which add a rear spoiler, body-colored louvers for the rear-quarter windows, black-painted side mirrors and black aluminum-alloy wheels. The alloy wheels are 18 inches on V6 models and 19 on GT models.

What Features in the 2014 Ford Mustang Are Most Important?

The Mustang comes standard with a 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine and is available with a 420-hp, 5.0-liter V-8. Both engines are mated to either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. The performance-oriented Mustang Shelby GT500 features a 662-hp, supercharged 5.8-liter V-8. All Mustangs are rear-wheel drive.

Significant standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights with LED accents, air conditioning, a CD audio system with MP3 input and a 4.2-inch display that provides trip computer and performance information. Notable optional features include 18- or 19-inch alloy wheels, functional heat extractors on the hood (GT models), a navigation system, two premium Shaker audio systems and cloth or leather Recaro sport seats.

The 2014 Shelby GT500 includes a number of unique features, including the 662-hp, supercharged 5.8-liter V-8 that produces 631 pounds-feet of torque, enabling it to achieve a top speed of 200 mph. The Shelby GT500 also includes new gear ratios for the six-speed manual transmission, a new carbon-fiber driveshaft, a new clutch, 19-inch front wheels, 20-inch rear wheels, Brembo brakes with six-piston front calipers and larger rotors and pads throughout, quad exhaust tips and a downforce-generating grille. The GT500 is also offered with a Performance Package, which adds an electronically controlled Torsen limited-slip differential and an adaptive suspension.

The 2014, the Mustang's standard safety features include an electronic stability system, antilock brakes, frontal and front-seat side-impact airbags and Ford's MyKey system. A backup camera is optional.

Should I Buy the 2014 Ford Mustang?

The 2014 Ford Mustang offers stunning performance in relation to its price – and impressive performance even independent of what it will cost you. This is especially true of the Mustang Shelby GT500, which offers a truly exhilarating drive that makes its gaudy output numbers tangible.

The Mustang is certainly not a practical vehicle, and it's a poor choice if you prioritize versatility or family-friendliness. But if you're looking for a sports car that offers white-knuckle thrills and speed that will push you back into the seat when you press down on the gas, the Mustang is very much for you.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.9
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.7

Most reliable and Sweet car I've own.

This car is the nicest car I've ever own iam 6'5" and 19 yrs old got plenty of leg rm.for my long legs jiji . Future looks Promising. 100%

3.7

I thought so

The rear end started making a noise a humming noise and I just let it sit too much I don't know if it's the rotors making them louder noise but it could be a recall I don't know but I might have to come up with some money to get it fixed unless before place fixes it

5.0

Very reliable, Very affordable, Very fast.

Ford is known for a lot of things and the Mustang is one of their best representations of all of the great qualities Ford vehicles have to offer. There isn't another car at the same value and the same performance on the road today that can compete with it.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Gold
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Gold Certified: Ford models up to 6 years old with less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12-Month/12,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Blue Certified: 90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
Powertrain
7-Year/100,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Powertrain Limited Warranty Blue Certified: Available Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
Dealer certification required
Certified 172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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