1973 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1973 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"shape" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"fast handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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Big car, good looks.

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Not enough power from the factory.

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I Like The Car But If Between A Rock And The Hard Place It Would Be Easy To Send This One Away. — In 1973 these cars were low compression and as a result low on power. It is a fun reliable car to drive. Your experience behind the wheel is looking over a huge hood and no rear view window to speak of. On the road it rubles along and is an about average ride for a muscle car of that era.

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1973 Ford Mustang Grande Review
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Fast, comfortable, nice looking car.

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Maintenance nightmare.

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Luxury Street Rod Anyone? — Supposed to be the 'luxury' version of the Mustang. The 302 is still a great engine to upgrade and I see these cars are beginning to get attention on Jackson Barrett and other auctions because for the most part they weren't owned by kids so they didn't get beat on or modified. Clean originals are out there but rare, since the rest of them got crushed at the end of their useful lives instead of being turned into street rods.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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I liked everything about it.

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Sucks its gone now... Wrecked it.. :(

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Great Car — Loved the car, Old and kinda rough lookin but it was great. had lots of power, was very fast and handled like a dream. Repair costs were cheap since it was so old but it was still very reliable. It got roughly 5-7 Mpg. it needed basic repairs nothing too major. All in all Was VERY fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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Good Performance Car — This Mustang has a power plant transplant. The 351 Cu In Cleveland was replaced with a 429 Cu In. The performance of this car was exceptional. The car's styling always turned heads. The large engine completely filled the engine bay and heat related problems due to lack of fresh air ventilation plagued the electrical engine management systems.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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Have to love the American muscle cars.

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Can't drive it everyday.

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Great Toy!! — It still handles like if we were in 1973. Wherever I go with my son I always get thumbs up. Even the local police (CA) gets next to me to let me know that I have a great vehicle. Amen!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Base Convertible Review
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it's a stang, it's fast, convertible, and american muscle.

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piss me off and my steel bodied car will go through you piece of melted dow recycled plastic.

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It's Mine Dont Touch — its a ford, i love it, wish i had the title already so i can drive it. but she's a beast, with 302 roller motor, that will turn the rear wheels like a knife through butter. and purs like a kitten

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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Pick up women

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it had a lot of rust

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Women Love Mustangs — I loved the roar of my 351 Cleveland, it had headman headers, and custom 2.5 " exhaust with an x-pipe, and bullet race mufflers. I also had 3:55 gears put in the car. Dam she sounded sweet! The car was all rusted out, it was a 15 footer otherwise overall value would have been a 5.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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Mach 1 — It has it's flaws. It's over 30 years old so it's understandable. It's got good power and terrible gas mileage as you can imagine lol. The pipes on this car are originals and still sound great. It'll wake the neighbors with ease lol. Original 351 Cleveland 5.8 V-8 monster. New everything pretty much. This car has had it's problems but overall it's been an amazing vehicle.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Base Review
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its mine

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no paint

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Blah — 5.0 302 motor front disc brakes needs new tires. body is almost rust free not in bad shape really just needs some interior work and minor exterior and some paint six to eight mpg i dont drive it cuz im restoring it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Review
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eccentric sexy looks, great sound, head turner

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cant put my finger on it?

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1973 Mach 1 Mustang - 4-spd — I have always loved the fastback look and long hood on the early 70 Mustangs, my opportunity came up to buy one at a car show so I made the deal. It is a 4-spd 351C with all power options. This car is in show condition and runs like a charm. I just cant say what it is that I dont like. It has great looks but I just dont think its for me. Its Bermuda Blue with Argent silver accent

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