The Ford Mustang is one of the most recognizable sports cars of all time; and it has built a reputation for a stirring performance at an affordable price tag. It delivers powerful engines, sharp handling, an upscale interior, and comes in a fastback (coupe) or a convertible body style. The 2021 Mustang EcoBoost will give you a respectable engine, a long list of standard active safety features, with available packages that boost horsepower and performance.
The 2021 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is a two-door sports car that seats four and is available in coupe or convertible body styles, with the coupe starting at $27,155 and the convertible starting at $32,655. Standard interior features include cloth upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Optional unique interior and exterior trim styling comes with the High-Performance package. There is 13.4 cubic feet of trunk space in the standard Mustang coupe, with rear seats that fold down for extra room. Convertible models offer 11.4 cubic feet of space. Both the driver and passenger have plenty of comfortable space and well-bolstered seats up front; and rear seating space is limited to smaller passengers.
Every Mustang is equipped with the CoPilot360 bundle of driver assistance features, including automatic high-beam headlights, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, and lane keep assist. Additionally, it is equipped with rain-sensing windshield wipers and Ford’s MyKey safety system. Adaptive cruise control and navigation are available. A voice-controlled SYNC infotainment system with a 4.2-inch center display is standard; as well as a Wi-Fi hot spot, six-speaker audio system, and FordPass Connect.
The standard Mustang EcoBoost is powered by a 2.3-liter turbocharged engine and delivers 310-horsepower with 350 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission; and a 10-speed automatic transmission is optional. A High-Performance package increases the horsepower to 330 with a 2.3-liter engine. It includes an active exhaust, a limited-slip differential, upgraded brakes, front and rear sway bars, heavy-duty front springs, a larger radiator, and 19-inch wheels with performance tires. The EcoBoost Handling package, offered on the coupe models, adds a Torsen limited-differential, summer-only wider wheels and tires, upgraded brakes, and the MagneRide adjustable suspension dampers.
Ford’s 2021 Mustang EcoBoost is an affordable choice in the sports car class. It’s well-rounded, with enough power and sharp handling; as well as a solid list of safety features.