Great car! Reliable,strong, stout. Baby it and gas mileage isn't bad. Look for one that's not abused or heavily modified. Automatics tend to slip at around 140,000. Seating position is the the best. Average. Build quality isn't great. Motor and trans are top notch and a straight body is durable. Be careful driving in the rain and forget driving in the snow. A a clean example will hold its value. It's a fun car to drive. It's a mustang so you will get some attention. Very little problems with it. Rear main seal may leak, not expensive to repair. That's also a plus! Up keep is very affordable. Repairs are easy and inexpensive. Great buy!
Power, reliability, stout feel, fun to drive.
Too old to improve. Make sure you buy good quality tires to keep up with the power and torque and keep you safe. Buy good quality brakes. Change oil every three thousand miles and tune it up every year or two.
Great car. Built very well, never had any problems other than the usual replacing of water pump, hoses, and alternator after 80 or so thousand miles of driving. The alternator was actually due to not being able to handle my 750w amp and sound system. Vehicle is very easy to work on. Very light. Can't stress that enough, especially compared to todays vehicles. Not nearly as comfortable, but it does have something that todays cars lack, and that's raw excitement. Nothing today feels like the way you do when you stomp on the throttle and hear the 5.0 roar as it sinks you back and makes you feel as if your car is tearing through the wind and clawing at the asphalt. Very exciting.
Light weight! Think of a Ford Focus, (Modern) Honda Civic, Nissan Sentra, etc. But with the hp and torque of an old school pushrod V8. Easy to work on design, huge aftermarket to increase performance to that of, or better than, modern performance. Large cargo space capability (hatchback). Timeless look
No cupholders! Usual rust around the glass frames and hatch. Small width of rear tires don't stand a chance to the globs of torque this small V8 thumps out. Full length sub-frames help a ton with chasis creeks and groans along with a more comfortable ride, to me anyways. By todays standard, more HP.
The car is super fast! The handling is great, as well as everything else. 225 horse doesn't sound like much, but it uses all of them. That's for sure. If you find one with power everything, moon roof, and a five speed, it's like driving a really fast Caddy. Overall this truly is the best bang for your buck. I found mine for an even $3,000. It looks like it rolled off of the showroom floor. The best part is that with minor mods you can put this car in to the 300+ horsepower range. In '91 the engine is better than later years. You can also find parts much easier for this year.