2013 Ford Mustang Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$22,200-$59,200
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What's New for 2013:

  • Updated styling and wheel designs
  • Improved performance for GT models
  • 662-horsepower V-8 engine for Shelby GT500

Exterior Features
For 2013, standard, GT, Boss 302 and Shelby GT500 Mustang models are available in coupe or convertible body styles. The 2013 Mustang gets new HID headlights, LED running lights, and LED taillights.

Interior Features
An information display nestled between the gauges features new Track Apps technology, which allows the driver to track acceleration, braking and cornering forces.

Optional Features
Among the numerous options for the 2013 Mustang, the Glass Roof option for the coupe model is notable.

Under the Hood
The standard 2013 Mustang is equipped with a 3.7-liter V-6 engine making 305 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 280 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,250 rpm. A 6-speed manual gearbox with hill-start assist is standard, delivering power to the rear wheels. A 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission is optional.

The Mustang GT has a 5.0-liter V-8 engine making 420 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 390 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,250 rpm when using premium gas. On regular gas, the engine makes less power. Transmission choices match the Mustang V-6, but the GT includes a standard limited-slip differential.

The Mustang Boss 302 has a 5.0-liter V-8 engine that generates 444 horsepower at 7,400 rpm and 380 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,500 rpm. Premium gas is required for this engine. A short-throw, close-ratio 6-speed manual gearbox is the only transmission choice, driving the wheels through a 3.73 rear axle ratio with a limited-slip differential that employs carbon fiber clutch plates. Quad exhaust pipes are standard on the Boss 302, and both the suspension and brakes are revised for improved handling and responsiveness, Ford says.

The 2013 Shelby GT500 features a supercharged, 5.8-liter V-8 engine making 662 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 631 lb.-ft. of torque, 90% of which is available from 2,200 to 5,800 rpm. These figures make this engine among the most powerful regular production V-8s, according to Ford. The short-throw, close-ratio, 6-speed manual gearbox is paired with a carbon fiber driveshaft, and the Shelby GT500 features heavily modified suspension, braking, steering and engine cooling systems to handle the vehicle's claimed 200-mph top speed.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Ford Mustang coupe are:
  • Mustang V-6 with manual transmission: 19/29/22 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Mustang V-6 with automatic transmission: 19/31/23 mpg
  • Mustang GT with manual transmission: 15/26/19 mpg
  • Mustang GT with automatic transmission: 18/25/20 mpg
  • Mustang Boss 302: 15/26/19 mpg
  • Mustang Shelby GT500: 15/24/18 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Mustang is not available with side curtain air bags, but does include traction and stability control, 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes, 4 air bags, and MyKey programmable safety features. The available Sync wireless connectivity offers 911 Assist service.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the Mustang coupe 4 (out of 5) stars overall for crash protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives the Mustang Convertible a \"Good\" rating for frontal-, side- and rear-impact protection.

What's New for 2013:

  • Updated styling and wheel designs
  • Improved performance for GT models
  • 662-horsepower V-8 engine for Shelby GT500

Exterior Features
For 2013, standard, GT, Boss 302 and Shelby GT500 Mustang models are available in coupe or convertible body styles. The 2013 Mustang gets new HID headlights, LED running lights, and LED taillights.

Interior Features
An information display nestled between the gauges features new Track Apps technology, which allows the driver to track acceleration, braking and cornering forces.

Optional Features
Among the numerous options for the 2013 Mustang, the Glass Roof option for the coupe model is notable.

Under the Hood
The standard 2013 Mustang is equipped with a 3.7-liter V-6 engine making 305 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 280 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,250 rpm. A 6-speed manual gearbox with hill-start assist is standard, delivering power to the rear wheels. A 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission is optional.

The Mustang GT has a 5.0-liter V-8 engine making 420 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 390 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,250 rpm when using premium gas. On regular gas, the engine makes less power. Transmission choices match the Mustang V-6, but the GT includes a standard limited-slip differential.

The Mustang Boss 302 has a 5.0-liter V-8 engine that generates 444 horsepower at 7,400 rpm and 380 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,500 rpm. Premium gas is required for this engine. A short-throw, close-ratio 6-speed manual gearbox is the only transmission choice, driving the wheels through a 3.73 rear axle ratio with a limited-slip differential that employs carbon fiber clutch plates. Quad exhaust pipes are standard on the Boss 302, and both the suspension and brakes are revised for improved handling and responsiveness, Ford says.

The 2013 Shelby GT500 features a supercharged, 5.8-liter V-8 engine making 662 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 631 lb.-ft. of torque, 90% of which is available from 2,200 to 5,800 rpm. These figures make this engine among the most powerful regular production V-8s, according to Ford. The short-throw, close-ratio, 6-speed manual gearbox is paired with a carbon fiber driveshaft, and the Shelby GT500 features heavily modified suspension, braking, steering and engine cooling systems to handle the vehicle's claimed 200-mph top speed.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Ford Mustang coupe are:
  • Mustang V-6 with manual transmission: 19/29/22 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Mustang V-6 with automatic transmission: 19/31/23 mpg
  • Mustang GT with manual transmission: 15/26/19 mpg
  • Mustang GT with automatic transmission: 18/25/20 mpg
  • Mustang Boss 302: 15/26/19 mpg
  • Mustang Shelby GT500: 15/24/18 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Mustang is not available with side curtain air bags, but does include traction and stability control, 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes, 4 air bags, and MyKey programmable safety features. The available Sync wireless connectivity offers 911 Assist service.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the Mustang coupe 4 (out of 5) stars overall for crash protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gives the Mustang Convertible a \"Good\" rating for frontal-, side- and rear-impact protection.

Available Trims for the 2013 Ford Mustang
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name V6 (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22200.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/31
Name V6 Premium (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26200.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/31
Name GT (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30750.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name GT Premium (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34750.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Boss 302 (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42200.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Shelby GT500 (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54200.00 Engine 5.8L/355 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
Name V6 (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27200.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/30
Name V6 Premium (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31200.00 Engine 3.7L/227 City/Hwy MPG 19/30
Name GT (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35750.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name GT Premium (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39750.00 Engine 5.0L/302 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Shelby GT500 (2dr Conv) Transmission Automatic MSRP 59200.00 Engine 5.8L/355 City/Hwy MPG 15/24
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 4-way manual driver seat, 2-way manual passenger seat, 4-way adjustable head restraint
  • Rear 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
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/cruise & audio controls
  • (4) gauge chrome-accented instrument cluster w/air registers
  • Message center
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch up/down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
  • Cruise control
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system (PATS)
  • Air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster
  • (2) pwr points
  • Sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors -inc: multi-purpose storage system
  • Center dome lamp
  • Illuminated entry
  • Leather front bucket seats -inc: 6-way pwr driver seat, 4-way adjustable head restraint, pwr lumbar
  • Bright aluminum pedal covers -inc: bright aluminum scuff plates
  • Leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel -inc: LCD controls
  • Instrument cluster w/MyColor -inc: 4.2" LCD message center, track apps
  • Bright aluminum accent dash appliques
  • MyColor customizable interior lighting system
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Door trim panel inserts w/chrome speaker surrounds
  • Bright aluminum-accent shift knob
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Interior lighting -inc: map pocket lighting, sill plate lighting, cupholder lighting, front & rear footwell lighting
  • Aluminum pedal covers, aluminum scuff plates
  • Unique cloth sport bucket seats -inc: gray embroidered Boss logo
  • Bright aluminum pedal covers
  • Unique door scuff plates
  • Alcantara suede-wrapped steering wheel
  • Instrument cluster -inc: 4.2" LCD message center, track apps
  • Satin-aluminum register surrounds -inc: black vanes
  • Vinyl-wrapped door trim
  • Satin-aluminum door release handles
  • Unique black shift knob
  • Leather-wrapped parking brake handle
  • Leather sport bucket seats -inc: 6-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar, 4-way adjustable headrests, racing stripes coordinated to exterior stripes, Alcantara suede accents
  • Front floor mats -inc: silver stitching & GT500 logo
  • Bright pedals
  • Leather & alcantara suede-wrapped tilt steering wheel -inc: 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
  • Sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors -inc: multi-purpose/interchangeable storage system, universal garage door opener
  • Rear bench seat
  • Lighted bezel
EXTERIOR
  • 17" x 7" sparkle silver painted aluminum wheels
  • P215/60R17 all season tires
  • Mini spare tire
  • HID headlamps
  • LED sequential tail lamps
  • Black pwr mirrors -inc: integrated blind spot mirror
  • 17" machined aluminum wheels w/painted pockets
  • Body-color pwr mirrors -inc: integrated blind spot mirror
  • 18" x 8" sparkle silver painted aluminum wheels
  • P235/50WR18 all season tires
  • Rear spoiler
  • Dark chrome grille pony emblem
  • LED fog lamps
  • 19" black painted aluminum wheels -inc: 19" x 9" front wheels, 19" x 9.5" rear wheels, summer tires
  • Tire mobility kit
  • Modified front facial w/splitter
  • Rear diffuser-style lower fascia
  • Black rear decklid spoiler
  • Reflective hood & side stripes w/1970 Boss 302 livery
  • Unique front grille
  • Unique side mirrors
  • 19" x 9.5" painted aluminum wheels -inc: 20" x 9.5" rear wheels
  • P265/40R19 front & P285/35R20 Goodyear Eagle F1 tires
  • Tire inflation kit
  • Aluminum hood w/single large heat extractor
  • Unique front/rear fascia
  • Unique rear decklid spoiler w/gurney flap
  • Unique Shelby rear diffuser
  • Pwr mirrors w/blind spot mirror
  • Pwr folding soft top
  • Convertible boot
MECHANICAL
  • 3.7L 4V Ti-VCT V6 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 2.73 limited slip rear axle
  • Selectable effort 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
  • 5.0L 4V Hi-Po Ti-VCT V8 engine -inc: unique engine cover w/production number plate
  • Unique intake manifold w/production number plate
  • 3.73 limited slip rear axle
  • Adjustable front/rear shocks
  • Unique front/rear springs
  • Unique strut tower brace
  • Driver selectable electric pwr-assist steering (EPAS)
  • Pwr vented 4-wheel disc brakes -inc: Brembo front rotors & calipers
  • Unique side/rear exit quad exhaust
  • 5.8L 4V supercharged V8 engine
  • 6-speed Tremec manual transmission
  • 3.31 limited slip rear axle
  • Quad stainless steel exhaust w/3.5" tips
  • Strut tower brace
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control (ESC)
    • Driver/front passenger airbags w/occupant sensor
    • Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver & front passenger w/head extensions
    • LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
    • Interior trunk release
    • SOS Post Crash Alert System *Activates hazard lights & sounds horn upon airbag deployment*
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • 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 sound system -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD player, MP3 playback, (2) 90-watt amplifiers, (6) speakers, (2) 8" 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-month subscription *N/A in AK & HI*

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