2008 Ford Mustang  -  $20,445


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $20,445
Base Invoice: $19,051
Destination Charge: $795
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Cpe Deluxe
Doors: 2
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 17 | Hwy: 26
Body Style: 2dr Cpe Deluxe
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Engine: 4.0L SOHC V6 engine

Model Highlights

In its shape and substance, the 2008 Ford Mustang recalls the popular pony car of 1967-69. The Mustang relies on simple architecture to achieve its impressive results--rear-wheel drive, a solid rear axle, and a big engine up front. This proven formula has worked well for the car for more than 40 years, and in GT form, the 300-horsepower V8 returns 0-60 times in the low 5-second range, which is fast enough to keep up with exotics costing twice as much.

Ford builds Mustangs for everyone--"a steed for every need." All coupes and convertibles come with the smooth-shifting five-speed manual transmission standard and offer a five-speed automatic, except for the Shelby cars, which only come with a six-speed manual.

The base V6 Deluxe offers plenty of standard features for comfort and convenience, including remote keyless entry, air conditioning, four-way manual adjustable driver seat, cruise control, and more. The V6 Premium Package makes standard a Shaker 500 audio system with six-disc CD changer and MP3 player, and power adjustable seats. A V6 Pony Package includes a unique grille, fog lamps, a rear spoiler, Z-rated tires, Pony fender badges, and other appearance enhancements. A Warriors In Pink appearance package is available on the Premium V6 models, with proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

In V8-powered GT Deluxe and Premium coupes and convertibles, power seats are standard, as are 17-inch aluminum wheels, anti-lock brakes, fog lamps, and a rear spoiler. Premium standard features include the Shaker 500 system and leather seats. A Premium GT-only option is a 3.55:1 axle ratio, and the California Special Package, which features unique appearance accessories and badging.

The Bullitt Mustang includes a more powerful V8 with 315 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque, specially tuned suspension and brakes, a unique Dark Highland Green paint color, and special badging.

The GT500 KR utilizes a 540-horsepower 5.4L supercharged V8, short-throw six-speed shifter, and unique suspension tuning. It is available in the spring of 2008 and will be limited to just 1,000 units.

While the Mustang's exterior and interior remain largely the same for 2008, the standardization of front side air bags provides an extra level of safety in every Mustang, from the entry-level V6 Deluxe coupe to the top-of-the-line Shelby GT500 KR. This helps explain the Mustang's perfect five-star safety rating in all NHTSA crash tests. The convertible is the first open car ever to achieve such results.


Pros

Bold, all-American styling; available as a coupe or convertible ranging from mild to wild; high bang for the buck across the range; impressive safety.


Model News

The iconic Ford Mustang remains largely unchanged for 2008, though new exterior colors are available; Vapor Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Candy Apple Red Clearcoat Metallic, and Silver Clearcoat Metallic replace Tungsten, Redfire, and Satin Silver. The top-tier Shelby GT500 adds only Vapor Clearcoat Metallic.

Ambient interior lighting and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights will debut as an option on all Mustangs. V6 coupes will now offer 18-inch premium polished forged wheels, and all V6 cars will offer an optional Safety & Security Package, which includes anti-lock brakes, traction control, an active anti-theft system, and a wheel locking kit. Front side air bags become standard across the range. V6 and GT convertibles can be ordered with the same high-quality fabric top found on the Shelby GT500 Mustang convertible.

Three special-edition Mustangs are planned for 2008: the "Warriors in Pink" Edition on V6 Premium coupes and convertibles with the automatic; the 315-hp Bullitt Mustang; and the 540-horsepower Shelby GT500 KR "King of the Road" Mustang, with just 1,000 available.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Mustang is a best bet in the fun per dollar category. The 4-liter V6 with 210 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque is a comfortable commuter that offers decent performance and fuel economy rated at 17 mpg city/26 mpg highway, while the potent 4.6-liter V8 with 300 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque available in the GT gives far more expensive cars a run for their money. The Mustang GT is the most affordable performance V8 available today.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG

Cruising Range - City
272.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
416.00 mi

Engine Order Code
99N

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
4.0L/244

Fuel System
SEFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5300

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 3500

Trans Order Code
44F

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590

Total Cooling System Capacity
12.5 qts

EPA Classification
Subcompact

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
84.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.6 in

Front Leg Room
42.7 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.4 in

Front Hip Room
53.6 in

Second Head Room
34.7 in

Second Leg Room
30.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
53.4 in

Second Hip Room
46.8 in

Wheelbase
107.1 in

Length, Overall
187.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in

Height, Overall
55.4 in

Track Width, Front
62.8 in

Track Width, Rear
63.0 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.73 in

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3336 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
3-Link/Panhard Rod

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.13 in

Front Tire Size
P215/65R16

Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16

Spare Tire Size
T185/60R17

Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.13

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.5 x 1.18 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 0.75 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.0 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
60,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09E012000

Mfg's Report Date
MAR 28, 2009

Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected
16270

Summary
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER. IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT. THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER "DOCUMENT SEARCH" LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V802000

Mfg's Report Date
DEC 19, 2014

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
462,911

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles manufactured August 1, 2004, to June 30, 2007, and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles manufactured February 11, 2005, to January 30, 2006. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver side frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14B09. NOTE: This recall supersedes, in part, safety recall 14V-343 as to the front driver air bag inflators in 2005-2008 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles only. The driver's air bag inflators in 2004-2005 Ford Rangers originally sold, or ever registered in, certain hot and humid locations will continue to be addressed by that recall.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V384000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 31, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,896,443

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, O...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 11, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S26.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver
Not Rated

Side Rear Passenger
Not Rated

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

4.0L SOHC V6 engine

Engine block heater *STD on retail vehicles only in AK, MN, ND, SD, MT, WI & WY. Optional on fleet vehicles*

5-speed manual transmission

Rear wheel drive

P215/65R16 all-season tires

16" painted aluminum wheels w/bright machined face

Mini spare tire/wheel

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr vented 4-wheel disc brakes

Stainless steel single exhaust system

Black rocker panel moldings

Complex reflector halogen headlamps

Dual pwr exterior mirrors

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

"Mustang" logo cloth front bucket seats-inc: 4-way manual driver seat w/height adjust, 2-way manual passenger seat

Rear 50/50 split fold-down seat

Center console-inc: armrest, storage bin

Front color-keyed floor mats w/driver retention hook

Driver footrest

Tilt steering wheel w/speed controls

Chrome accent (4) gauge instrument cluster

Tire pressure monitoring system

Pwr windows w/one-touch up/down

Pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry

SecuriLock passive anti-theft system (PATS)

Rear window defroster

Premium AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: clock, auxiliary audio input jack

Air conditioning

(2) cupholders

(2) pwr points

Front door map pockets

Center dome lamp

Illuminated entry

Dual-stage driver & front passenger airbags w/crash severity sensor, driver seat position sensor, occupant sensor

Seat mounted side-impact airbags for driver & front passenger

3-point active safety belts in all seating positions

Front seat Belt-Minder

LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system on rear outboard seats

Side intrusion door beams

 
STANDARD EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS NOT REQUIRED
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS STATES PUBLIC SERVICE/ EMERGENCY VEHICLE EXEMPTION
$0

 
NON-CALIFORNIA/NON-CROSS BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA STATES REGISTRATION
$0

 
4.0L SOHC V6 ENGINE
$0

 
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
$0

 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$995

 
DELUXE SERIES ORDER CODE
$0

 
"MUSTANG" LOGO CLOTH FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
NO ACCENT STRIPE
$0

 
BLACK ACCENT STRIPE
$0

 
WHITE ACCENT STRIPE
$0

 
PEARL GOLD ACCENT STRIPE
$0

 
TAPE STRIPE DELETE
$0

 
SPORT EXTERIOR APPEARANCE PKG
$295

 
SAFETY & SECURITY PKG
$995

 
SINGLE CHROME EXHAUST TIP
$65

 
TRIP TUNES ADVANCE
$295

 
ALL WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$75

 
BLACK VINYL FRONT END MASK W/LOGO
$120

 
METALLIC SATIN-PLATED ALUMINUM FUEL FILLER DOOR
$135

 
ENVELOPE-STYLE CARGO NET
$55

 
MOBILE-EASE BLUETOOTH-COMPATIBLE HANDS FREE SYSTEM
$395

 
POWER CODE REMOTE START SYSTEM
$295

 
MOLDED REAR SPLASH GUARDS W/LOGO
$80

 
RACING STRIPES
$395

 
FULL VEHICLE COVER
$235

 
PRICED DORA
$0

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