2011 Ford Mustang Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$22,145-$53,645
$21,078-$48,449
15 /CITY / 23 /HWY
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The Ford Mustang is a compact 2-door sport coupe and convertible that was first launched in 1964. At nearly 50 years, the Mustang is Ford's third oldest nameplate. The current, fifth-generation model was last completely redesigned for the 2005 model year, and it continues with the traditional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration and a variety of engines. In 2010, Ford significantly updated the Mustang with an entirely new exterior. For the 2011 model year, Ford has focused on the powertrains and updated the exterior with a new fascia. In addition, they have enhanced the noise and soundproofing insulation and added a new electric steering pump.

The 2011 Ford Mustang is sold in no less than 10 variants: V6 coupe, V6 coupe Premium, V6 Convertible, V6 Premium Convertible, GT coupe, GT Premium, GT Convertible, GT Premium Convertible, Shelby GT500, and Shelby GT500 Convertible. Standard equipment includes cloth upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, keyless entry, limited-slip differential, 17-inch alloy wheels, and more. The Mustang Premium is upgraded with equipment including leather upholstery, power driver's seat, Ford's Sync infotainment system, and the Shaker 500 audio system. Mustang GT models are fitted with the V-8 engine and rear spoiler, fog lamps, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The two range-topping Shelby variants are designed for the enthusiast. In addition to a supercharged V-8 engine, they are fitted with larger wheels, oversized brakes, sport suspension, upgraded sport-tuned seats, cosmetic enhancements, and more. All convertible models are fitted with a power-operated soft top with a heated rear glass window that opens and closes in about 20 seconds, according to Ford.

The 2011 Ford Mustang is offered with one of three different engines. The standard power plant is a 3.7-liter V-6 engine rated at 305 horsepower. Mustang GT models are fitted with a 5.0-liter 8-cylinder engine rated at 412 horsepower, while the Shelby GT500 is fitted with a supercharged, 5.4-liter 8-cylinder engine rated at 540 horsepower. The standard transmission on all 2011 Ford Mustangs is a 6-speed manual, however a 6-speed automatic is optional. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all 2011 Ford Mustangs. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Ford Mustang between 15 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 coupe has a base price of about $22,500, while the Shelby GT500 Convertible starts at around $54,000.

The Ford Mustang is a compact 2-door sport coupe and convertible that was first launched in 1964. At nearly 50 years, the Mustang is Ford's third oldest nameplate. The current, fifth-generation model was last completely redesigned for the 2005 model year, and it continues with the traditional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration and a variety of engines. In 2010, Ford significantly updated the Mustang with an entirely new exterior. For the 2011 model year, Ford has focused on the powertrains and updated the exterior with a new fascia. In addition, they have enhanced the noise and soundproofing insulation and added a new electric steering pump.

The 2011 Ford Mustang is sold in no less than 10 variants: V6 coupe, V6 coupe Premium, V6 Convertible, V6 Premium Convertible, GT coupe, GT Premium, GT Convertible, GT Premium Convertible, Shelby GT500, and Shelby GT500 Convertible. Standard equipment includes cloth upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, keyless entry, limited-slip differential, 17-inch alloy wheels, and more. The Mustang Premium is upgraded with equipment including leather upholstery, power driver's seat, Ford's Sync infotainment system, and the Shaker 500 audio system. Mustang GT models are fitted with the V-8 engine and rear spoiler, fog lamps, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The two range-topping Shelby variants are designed for the enthusiast. In addition to a supercharged V-8 engine, they are fitted with larger wheels, oversized brakes, sport suspension, upgraded sport-tuned seats, cosmetic enhancements, and more. All convertible models are fitted with a power-operated soft top with a heated rear glass window that opens and closes in about 20 seconds, according to Ford.

The 2011 Ford Mustang is offered with one of three different engines. The standard power plant is a 3.7-liter V-6 engine rated at 305 horsepower. Mustang GT models are fitted with a 5.0-liter 8-cylinder engine rated at 412 horsepower, while the Shelby GT500 is fitted with a supercharged, 5.4-liter 8-cylinder engine rated at 540 horsepower. The standard transmission on all 2011 Ford Mustangs is a 6-speed manual, however a 6-speed automatic is optional. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all 2011 Ford Mustangs. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Ford Mustang between 15 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, depending on engine and transmission.

The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 coupe has a base price of about $22,500, while the Shelby GT500 Convertible starts at around $54,000.

Available Trims for the 2011 Ford Mustang
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name V6 (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22145.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/31
Name V6 Premium (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25845.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/31
Name GT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29645.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name GT Premium (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32845.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name V6 (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27145.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/30
Name V6 Premium (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30845.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/30
Name GT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34645.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name GT Premium (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37845.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name GT500 (2dr Cpe Shelby) Transmission Manual MSRP 48645.00 Engine 5.4L/330 City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name GT500 (2dr Conv Shelby) Transmission Manual MSRP 53645.00 Engine 5.4L/330 City/Hwy MPG 15/23
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 4-way manual driver seat, 2-way manual passenger seat
  • Rear 50/50 split fold-down seat
  • Front seat-back mounted map pockets
  • Locking center console-inc: armrest, storage bin
  • (2) Covered cupholders
  • Front black floor mats
  • Driver footrest
  • Tilt steering wheel w/cruise controls
  • (4) gauge chrome-accented instrument cluster -inc: air registers
  • Compass & outside temperature display (2010)
  • Message center
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch up/down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • MyKey system
  • Cruise control
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system (PATS)
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster
  • (2) Pwr points
  • Center dome lamp
  • Illuminated entry
  • Leather front bucket seats -inc: 6-way pwr driver seat, 2-way adjustable head restraint, pwr lumbar
  • Aluminum pedal covers, aluminum scuff plates
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/aluminum spokes
  • (6) gauge instrument cluster
  • Bright aluminum accent dash appliques
  • MyColor customizable interior lighting system
  • Door trim panel inserts w/chrome speaker surrounds
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors (2010)
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Map pocket lighting, sill plate lighting, cupholder lighting, front & rear footwell lighting
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/brushed spokes
  • Rear bench seat
  • Lighted bezel
  • Leather sport bucket seats w/alcantara accents -inc: 6-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar, 2-way adjustable headrests, racing stripes coordinated to exterior stripes
  • Rear 50/50 split fold-down seat (2010)
  • Front floor mats -inc: silver stitching & GT500 logo
  • Bright pedals
  • Leather & Alcantara suede-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Brushed aluminum accented 6-gauge instrument cluster -inc: message center, compass, SVT graphics
  • MyColor 125-color gauge backlighting system
  • Pwr windows -inc: global front window open feature
  • Active anti-theft system -inc: perimeter/intrusion alarms
  • Manual climate control
  • Rear bench seat (2010)
EXTERIOR
  • 17" x 7" painted aluminum wheels
  • P215/60R17 all season tires (2010)
  • Tire mobility kit
  • Complex reflector halogen headlamps
  • LED sequential tail lamps
  • Black pwr mirrors -inc: integrated blind spot mirror
  • Variable intermittent wipers (2010)
  • 17" machined aluminum wheels w/painted pockets
  • 18" x 8" wide-spoke painted aluminum wheels
  • P235/50R18 front & P245/45R18 rear all season tires (2010)
  • Mini spare tire
  • Rear spoiler
  • Dark chrome grille pony emblem
  • Auto headlamps
  • Front fog lamps
  • Body-color pwr mirrors -inc: integrated blind spot mirror
  • Pwr folding soft top
  • Convertible boot
  • 19" x 9.5" aluminum wheels
  • P255/40R19 front & P285/35R19 Goodyear Eagle F1 tires
  • Aluminum hood w/single large heat extractor
  • Unique rear fascia
  • Unique rear decklid spoiler
  • Over-the-top racing stripes & GT500 side stripes
  • Unique Shelby front & rear diffusers
  • HID headlights -inc: park/turn lamps
  • Pwr mirrors w/blind spot mirror
MECHANICAL
  • 3.7L 4V Ti-VCT V6 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 2.73 limited slip rear axle
  • MacPherson strut front suspension (2010)
  • Solid-axle 3-link rear suspension w/Panhard rod (2010)
  • Electric pwr-assist rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr vented 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Stainless steel dual exhaust
  • Easy Fuel capless fuel filler system
  • 5.0L 4V Ti-VCT V8 engine
  • Stainless steel dual exhaust system -inc: dual bright rolled tips
  • Strut tower brace
  • 5.4L 32-valve DOHC supercharged & intercooled V8 engine
  • 6-speed Tremec manual transmission
  • 3.55 limited slip rear axle
  • Pwr vented 4-wheel disc brakes w/Brembo front rotors & calipers
  • Stainless steel exhaust w/4 tips
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (2010)
    • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control (ESC)
    • Driver/front passenger airbags w/occupant sensor
    • Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver & front passenger w/head extensions
    • Belt Minder (2010)
    • LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system on rear outboard seats
    • Interior trunk release
    • SOS Post crash alert system *Activates hazard lights & sounds horn upon airbag deployment*
    • "Black box" event data recorder (2010)
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
    • SOS Post crash alert system (2010) *Activates hazard lights & sounds horn upon airbag deployment*
    • Personal Safety System -inc: seat belt pretensioners, load limiting retractors
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Premium AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: clock, auxiliary audio input jack
    • Rear quarter-mounted antenna
    • Shaker 500 audio system -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD player, MP3 playback, (2) 90-watt amplifiers, (8) speakers w/(2) 8-inch subwoofers
    • SYNC voice activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 6-months subscription *N/A in AK & HI*

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