2012 Ford Mustang

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2012 Ford Mustang Ratings
82

Years

Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
82
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
82/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
90/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Average
73/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Sporty Car of 2012

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Midsize Sporty Car
Rating
#2 Ford Mustang
82
Midsize Sporty Car
Rating

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 Ford Mustang after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride
  • Forward visibility

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 Ford Mustang during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Interior storage spaces
  • The vehicle's audio system

Performance Specs

MPG City

15 - 19

MPG Hwy

23 - 29

Horsepower

305 - 550

Transmission

6 speed, Manual

Engine

Gas V6, Gas V8, Supercharged Gas V8

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2012 Ford Mustang Review

Overview
The 2012 Ford Mustang starts with a 3.7 liter 4V Ti-VCT V6 engine achieves an industry-exclusive 305 horsepower and 280 pound feet of torque while delivering an EPA-estimated 31 highway miles per gallon. Mustang now features a standard six-speed manual transmission and an available six-speed automatic transmission – both delivering a smooth-shifting performance. Inside there’s the industry-first MyKey with owner controls that allow you to enforce your specific driving restrictions. Available Ford-exclusive SYNC lets you activate your phone music and more and the available Navigation System with integrated SIRIUS Travel Link provides directions real-traffic information and gas prices. AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control standard on Mustang gives you more confidence and control behind the wheel under slippery road conditions. Get a clear view behind your vehicle when backing up slowly with the available Rearview Camera System.

J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership
2012 Ford Mustang JD Power Award Winner
2012 Ford Mustang

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