2015 Ford Mustang GT: Why Is No One Driving It?
May 14, 2015
If you were to look at the shared spreadsheet that we Edmunds editors use to sign out long- and short-term cars ("The List"), you'd see line after line of our initials next to the cars we need or want to drive for that week. If you were to look at last week's List, you'd see a big, gray empty line across the spreadsheet cells for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT, indicating that it sat idle for the entire week.
Before we received our Mustang, I would've said it would've been one of our most popular cars, just as its predecessor was. Yet despite a few road trips keeping its mileage up, this week of inaction has not been uncommon. Why is no one driving it? Why is it, therefore, one of the least popular cars in our fleet? Sure, we have a lot of desirable cars in the fleet, but the Mustang should theoretically be one of them.
Well, I've certainly shared why I may want to skip it. These are also sentiments I know several other editors share. So did we simply order the wrong Mustang? Or are there inherent factors of the 2015 Mustang that our otherwise Mustang-loving editors are averse to?
It's curious. We'll see if this trend continues.
James Riswick, Automotive Editor