2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Atlanta GA
Ford is an automaker that has not been afraid to strap turbochargers on their engines. The result is the EcoBoost line of engines that are able to deliver both excellent power and fuel economy ratings. But how well does this strategy work on a sports car?
The 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost near Atlanta, Georgia proves how successful these engines have become. When equipped with the EcoBoost engine, the Mustang can offer the ideal blend of power and fuel economy in a way no other sports car can match.
EcoBoost Fuel Economy
The EcoBoost engine getting making all the fuss is a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder. By choosing a turbocharged, but smaller, engine Ford was able to maximize the fuel economy potential of the car. An EcoBoost equipped Mustang earns an impressive 22 city/32 highway miles per gallon.
Sports Car Performance
Don’t let the four-cylinder engine scare you away, this Mustang still packs plenty of power under the hood. The turbocharger does its job well, maximizing the four-cylinder engine’s potential. The end result is 310 horsepower and 320 pound feet of torque. These numbers are actually higher than the power produced by the base Mustang’s V6.
Daily Driver Sports Car
The EcoBoost Mustang is a sports car that is accessible to everyone. The great fuel economy numbers mean that owners can still get sport car performance in a vehicle that can serve as a practical daily driver. The car also offers both manual and automatic transmission options, ensuring that the Mustang can be driven by anyone.
2016 Mustang EcoBoost Trims and Options
Two Mustang trims are available with the EcoBoost engine. The appropriately named “EcoBoost” and “EcoBoost Premium” models of the Mustang both come with the engine as standard equipment. The base EcoBoost trim comes equipped with automatic xenon headlights, keyless ignition and entry, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, aluminum dash trim, active noise cancellation and MyKey parental controls. Opting for the higher EcoBoost Premium trim will add heated exterior mirrors, dual-zone climate control, heated and ventilated seats, leather upholstery, and an upgraded sound system supported by the Ford Sync 3 infotainment system.
The 2016 Mustang EcoBoost is ready to keep you safe as well. In government safety testing, the Mustang earned the highest possible score of five stars. A rearview camera is standard on all models, with the Premium EcoBoost trim adding adaptive cruise control with forward collision alerts and blind-spot warnings with rear-cross traffic alerts.
All of these factors work together to make the 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost a safe, powerful fuel efficient vehicle and one of the most practical sports cars on the market.