2010 Ford Mustang GT Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2010 Ford Mustang - Road Test Specs

2010 Ford Mustang Coupe

(4.6L V8 5-speed Manual)


Model year2010
ModelMustang GT
Base MSRP$31,845
Options on test vehicleElectronics Package ($2,195 -- includes navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control); Glass Roof ($1,995); 19-Inch Machined Aluminum Wheels ($1,095); HID Headlamps ($525); Premier Trim ($395 ? includes color-accented seats, door trim with bright pony badge and dark aluminum instrument panel); Rear Video Camera With Sync ($385)
As-tested MSRP$38,435


Drive typeRear-wheel drive
Engine type90-degree V8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,606cc (281 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainSOHC 3 valves per cylinder with variable camshaft timing
Compression ratio (x:1)9.8:1
Redline (rpm)6,250 rpm
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)315 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)325 @ 4,250
Transmission type5-speed manual
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I = 3.38, II = 2.00, III = 1.32, IV = 1.00, V = 0.68, FD = 3.55


Suspension, frontReverse-L independent MacPherson strut, 34mm tubular stabilizer bar
Suspension, rear3-link solid axle with coil springs, Panhard rod and 20mm solid stabilizer bar
Steering typeRack-and-pinion, power assist
Steering ratio (x:1)15.7:1
Tire brandPirelli
Tire modelP Zero
Tire typeHigh-performance summer
Tire size, front245/45/R19 98W
Tire size, rear245/45/R19 98W
Wheel size19-inch
Wheel materialMachined aluminum
Brakes, front12.4-inch ventilated disc with 2-piston floating caliper
Brakes, rear11.8-inch ventilated disc with single-piston floating caliper

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)16 gal

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,533 (estimated)
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)54/46 (estimated)
Length (in.)188.1
Width (in.)73.9
Height (in.)56.1
Wheelbase (in.)107.1
Track, front (in.)62.3
Track, rear (in.)62.9
Turning circle (ft.)37.7
Legroom, front (in.)42.4
Legroom, rear (in.)29.8
Headroom, front (in.)38.8
Headroom, rear (in.)36.5
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)45
Seating capacity4
Cargo volume (cu-ft)9.6


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard Front
Head airbagsNot available
Knee airbagsNot available
Antilock brakes4-Wheel ABS
Stability controlStandard
Tire-pressure monitoring systemStandard
Emergency assistance systemSOS Post Crash Alert System

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