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Model Overview: 2016 Ford Mustang Reviews and Specs

May 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by The Pit Boss

Review of 2016 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang reviews have tended to reflect a long-standing champion and iconic brand that has roots in classic muscle cars going all the way back to 1965. As an American staple in Ford’s lineup, the 2016 generation Mustang was released with a price-point that ranks below some of its top competitors. Below are the 2016 Ford Mustang specs and reviews reported from research and drivers of the V6 Coupe model.

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2016 Ford Mustang Review

The 2016 Mustang is a great beginner sports car and comes with ten different model options that range from the EcoBoost Coupe, Convertible, Mustang GT, and Shelby GT350. As far as Ford Mustang reviews from drivers, downsides of the 2016 models include rear seats with cramped sitting space and a turbo lag from the Ecoboost engine on applicable models. However, with several different engines and models to choose from, the GT350 provides supercar performance with an excellent balance of handling and comfort across all models.

Video Source: Ford Performance YouTube

Ford Mustang safety features earned a five-star NHTSA rating, with the convertible even receiving a five-star rating in its rollover evaluation. Amenities of the 2016 Mustang include power four wheel disc brakes with ABS, text to speech and Bluetooth connections, remote engine starter, and keyless ignition.

2016 Ford Mustang Specs

  • Engine:  V6 3.7 Liter
  • Trim: V6 Coupe
  • Class: Coupe
  • Horsepower: 300@6500
  • Torque: 280@4000
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Drivetrain: RWD
  • Fuel Type: Unleaded Regular
  • Seating Capacity: 4

2016 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy 

The 2016 Ford Mustang gas mileage has an EPA-rating of 19 City/ 27 Highway with the six-speed manual V6, and 21/31 with a six-speed automatic 310-hp, 320-lbs-ft of torque 2.4-liter I-4 engine, while earning 22/31 for the six-speed manual.

2016 Ford Mustang Safety Information

Video Source: IIHS YouTube

The Ford Mustang safety features earned the highest overall rating according to the NHTSA, and it earned five stars. Surprisingly, the 2016 Ford Mustang convertible earned five stars for its rollover test, while the IIHS gave the Mustang an “acceptable” rating for the small overlap front crash evaluation and a “Good” rating for the remaining test evaluations.


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