2006 GT Convertable
By Mark J on
2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe 2dr Convertible (4.6L 8cyl 5M)
We purchased this car one year old, and it has been fantastic in reliability and retro style. Love the convertable roof, stereo is very good (shaker 500), and the car drives extremely well. We traded a very unreliable and quirky Mazda rx8 for this car, and every time I turn the key the Mustang jumps to life and is eager to run. The car handles very well considering its size and gives the driver a confident feel of the road, always in control. A 1500 mile trip to the coast turned in 26 mpg which is great considering the HP/Size (way better than the RX8 too). In town average is around 18 mpg.
Style, power, convertable top, stereo, exhaust sound, great looks, reliability, overall fun to drive.
Minor stuff; automatic transmission shifter could be wrapped in leather rather than plastic, heated leather seats (2008 has them), inside trunk release, auto adjustable rear mirror, sometimes difficult to reach back for the seat belt in the front seats.