Leaked: 2015 Ford Mustang fuel economy ratings

Article by Christian A., on August 21, 2014

Ford didn’t officially release the fuel economy ratings of the 2015 Mustang by the guys from Mustang6G already has them. As a result, we found out that the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine bolted to the 6-speed automatic transmission returns a fuel economy of 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg combined.

For those who don’t know, the 2.3-liter EcoBoost develops 310 hp and 320 lb-ft (433 Nm) of torque.

Meanwhile, the 3.7-liter V6 engine that develops 300 hp and 280 lb-ft (406 Nm) of torque. Bolted to a six-speed manual transmission the engine returns 17 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined.

When equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission returns 19 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg combined. There are not details regarding the fuel economy returned by the 5.0-liter V8 engine.

Still, we do know that this engine is rated at 435 hp and 400 lb-ft (542 Nm) of torque. Pricing starts at $24,425 for the model powered by the 3.7-liter V6 engine and at $25,995 for the model equipped with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine.

The 2015 Mustang GT is priced at $32,925, while the Mustang GT 50 Year Limited Edition costs $46,996.

As an option, Ford offers the GT Performance Package ($2,495), Navigation ($795), floor mats ($85), Recaro sport seats wrapped in leather ($1,595) and the Enhanced Security Package ($395). The 6-speed automatic transmission is available for $1,195 and if you want the 3.55 limited slip differential you pay $395.

Ford has provided the all-new Mustang with a wide array of innovative technologies that allow drivers to access enhanced levels of information, control and connectivity as they desire. These innovative technologies include Intelligent Access with push-button start, SYNC and MyKey as well as available Track Apps, a new Shaker Pro audio system and MyColor gauges.

The all-new Ford Mustang doesn’t just deliver a strong feeling of freedom and confidence, but it amplifies them once the driver learns to control its behavior. A driver could easily adjust engine response, steering effort, as well as transmission and electronic stability control settings by tapping the toggle switches on the console, employing the available Selectable Drive Modes.

Ford also tuned its advanced new stability control system to maximize the Mustang's dynamic capabilities. Moreover, the Ford Mustang GT features, as standard, a launch control that allows smooth, consistent accelerations from zero. The new Mustang could be specified with available advanced driver-assist features like Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control. Also available is SYNC AppLink that allows users to control their smartphone apps for their entertainment.

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