Which 2017 Ford Mustang Engine is Right for You?

By Admin | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Mustang, Powertrain on Friday, April 14th, 2017 at 8:00 am
Comparing the 2017 Ford Mustang’s Engine Choices_o

Comparing the 2017 Ford Mustang’s Engine Choices

If you’ve made the decision to purchase a 2017 Ford Mustang, you’ve made a great choice. There are many reasons the Ford Mustang is America’s favorite sports coupe. One of those reasons is how you can customize what’s under the hood of your new Ford Mustang, as it features the choice between three powerful, efficient and fun-to-drive engines, all of which are paired with a six-speed manual transmission. But how do you know which engine is right for you? Well, all you need to do is read along as we compare the 2017 Ford Mustang’s engine choices.

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Comparing the Horsepower and Torque of the 2017 Ford Mustang’s Engines

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No matter which 2017 Ford Mustang engine you pick, you’re going to have enough horsepower and torque for a driving experience unlike any you’ve ever had before. But to make sure you get all the power you want, here’s how the three engines stack up in terms of horsepower and torque. The standard 3.7-liter V6 engine provides 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine offers 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. And the Mustang GT 5.0-liter V8 engine can pump out 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque.

Comparing the Gas Mileage of the 2017 Ford Mustang’s Engines

All three of the 2017 Ford Mustang engines get pretty good gas mileage, too. The standard 3.7-liter V6 engine gets 18 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine gets 21 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. And the Mustang GT 5.0-liter V8 engine gets 15 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Mustang or any of our other new Ford models, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Athens, GA.