1978 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1978 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 6 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"body" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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1978 Ford Mustang Base Review
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4 cylinder economy.

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4 cylinder power.

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Mustang Ii — I liked the styling, and the fact that Mustang IIs are the redheaded step children of the Mustang family. It was given, free, to my brother around 1990. We shared it for a year or so, but it was old and tired then and needed more work than we wanted to do.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II Review
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Becomming more valuable and great looking

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none

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Awesome — Amazing car, mustang ii front ends were ahead of their time and the car has decent handling and is quite quick do to them weighing in at about 3000lbs, fun car to drive and to go cruising in. No matter what other people may think this is the last of the ponys to have the same attributes as the original mustang.

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

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1978 Ford Mustang Hatchback Review
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fast loud and a classic

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rusty out  of shape and no radio ha

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Don't Be Fooled By The Appereance — I love the way it sounds and runs the 302 boss engine that it has almost brakes my neck it prrrs like a tiger the inside leather interior just makes it so much better. a new paint job and some nice wheels wouln't hurt the car.

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

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1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II Review
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Unique, powerful

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you need to change it for it to be good

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If You Don't Mind Getting Dirty, It Is One Of The Perfect Cars — After I am done with my planned resto-mod, my Mustang II should have about 380 HP and 380 Ft-lb of torque. It will be costly for gas, but I think the fun of driving the car will out weight the costs.

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

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1978 Ford Mustang Ghia Review
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just about everything, good on gas, sporty, cute and easy to drive

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it's small

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Gi-gi The Little Ghia — I love this little car, she's a Ford so you know she was built well. The engine still runs great, she's not bad on gas. She's a small car but the interior is quite roomy. She's a car that's very easy to drive, everything is basic. She's easy to work on and you gotta love the color! The body is nearly perfect, really no rust at all! It's neat because no one really owns these cars anymore so you get alot of looks when driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1978 Ford Mustang Ghia Review
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320 HP

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It doesnt look to hot yet.

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Sexy — I plan to make my car look gorgeous. I am going to paint it a metallic fusia over a metellic blue Tri-coat. The previous of whom I was very close to, owner is dead and she loved the color purple.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1978 Ford Mustang Hatchback Review
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302 4 speed car

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not sure

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What — Rebuilt the 302 and had a 4sp trans. I bought this from a friend of mine. Fun little car even though most don't consider it a mustang. The value is starting to climb on these. If I were to get another one it would be the cobra model.

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1978 Ford Mustang Cobra II Review
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handles amazing and looks awsome.

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gotta still give it some more power.

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Greatest Car — OK, well definitely the best first car anyone could ask for, and I plan on keeping it only because it's frikken amazing. It's great on gas, and eventually I will be getting the rear window louvers, rear spoiler, and I already own the chin spoiler, just gotta put it on. ;)

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Lots of power, very cool body kit, lots of fun

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Small for a tall guy like me

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My Fav Ford — Being a 1978 King Cobra Mustang, one of less that 400 made only in 1978, is a very fun little car to own and drive. It is red and a little beat up right now but I have all the parts i need to restore it back to original white with blue rally stripes.

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1978 Ford Mustang Ghia Review
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none

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looks, performance, comfort, engine... the whole damn thing.

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Ford Mustang Ghia — This was the worst buy i've made in my life. The car ran like crap, looked that way too and was the most unreliable thing i've ever owned. It pretty much killed Ford to me for a while. Though i somehow managed to auction it off and make some money out of it.

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