The “Stang” is a model with a very long tradition. The 2016 Ford Mustang GT500 aims to be one of the most desirable cars in its class. Due to the last model’s redesign, only refreshment, that will add more charm to this already attractive model, is expected. Last year changes raised the performance of the car to a higher level. It improved the fuel economy as well as enriched the driving segment of the Ford Mustang GT500 2016.
2016 Ford Mustang GT500 changes
The 2016 Ford Mustang will be available in several trim levels: V6, Eco Boost, Eco Boost Premium, GT and GT Premium. The base model will be extremely functionally equipped and it will have everything that a modern car must have. Some of the features on the base trim level are: Xenon headlights, LED lights on the rear side of the car, and 17-inch wheels. On the inside: a telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, air conditioning, rear view camera, a 4.2 inch multi functional screen, the powerful audio system connected with 6 speakers, USB port, CD player, AUX port, and much more. Upper trim levels will be functionally richer, so MyFord Touch interface, wheel sizes of 19 inches, chrome parts, Recaro sport seats, and heated seat options are expected.
Ford Mustang GT500 2016 specs
The 2015 model introduced a 4 cylinder engine, and it will be passed on to the Ford Mustang 2016. In addition to this engine, the lineup will have a V6 and V8 engines that have also been used so far. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine will produce 310 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque. The second engine in the lineup is the 3.7-liter V6 with 300 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The third in offer is a 5.0-liter V8 engine, capable of producing 435 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque that will be under the hood of the new 2016 Ford Mustang GT500. All the engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission.
For the 4-cylinder engine, the fuel economy numbers are 22/31 mpg and 26 mpg combined. As far as the V6 goes, the numbers are 17/28 mpg and 21 mpg combined. And the mileage for the V8 is estimated at 16/25 mpg and 19 mpg combined.
2016 Ford Mustang GT500 price and release date
The 2016 Ford Mustang price is predicted to be in the range from $24,000 to $37,000, depending on the selected trim level. The 2016 Ford Mustang GT500 release date has not been confirmed yet, but it is expected that the new Mustang will appear in the summer of this year.