Here’s one more reason for you to be excited about the all-new 5.0-liter V8 in the 2011 Mustang GT: An EPA rating of 26 mpg highway when equipped with the six-speed manual transmission.* That’s the best fuel economy in its class, without compromising its 412 horsepower!**
“The 2011 Mustang continues to exceed expectations in every category, and these fuel economy numbers are another chapter in an incredible story,” said Derrick Kuzak, Ford’s Group Vice President, Global Product Development. “To offer this kind of horsepower and class-leading fuel economy in a comfortable, beautiful, tech-savvy and affordable package – it’s really unprecedented.”
With the six-speed manual transmission, Mustang GT coupe is rated at an EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 26 highway, while models with the available six-speed automatic achieve 18 mpg city and 25 highway.
Mustang GT is powered by an all-new 5.0-liter double-overhead-camshaft (DOHC) V-8 with a host of advanced features to deliver the combination of power and class-leading fuel economy. For more information on this new engine, click here.
The GT’s best in class fuel numbers come on the heels of the 2011 Mustang V6, which is the most fuel-efficient Mustang ever and the first production car in history to produce 305 horsepower and 31 mpg highway. Read more about this achievement by clicking here.
Now, the entire Mustang lineup now achieves segment-leading fuel economy.
The 2011 Mustang is built at the AutoAlliance International Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, and goes on sale in the spring of 2010.