1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra User Reviews

1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 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:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 9 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"rattle" 2 reviews

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Steven writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Fast, fun, good looking, and respected.

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Gas Mileage

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Excellent American Car — I bought this car about a month ago and haven't regretted buying it for a second. This car, tweaked by SVT (Speical Vehicle Team) is a drivers car. It's performance limits are set very high, yet the car can be driven daily without an issue with comfort. The engine, which is hand built by SVT, is a smooth running, high revving, 32 valve V8. This engine rockets this car to 60 mph in under 6 seconds. If you want a car that is fun, fast, affordable, good looking, and gathers a lot of respect from other car lovers, this car is for you.

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1997cobraguy writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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4

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great car for the money

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more trunk space

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Hot Rod With Class — 1997 cobra ..great little car... good power handling and speed,, has a Euro look unlike 2005 and up mustangs that is more inline with the 67 fastback model. I would have made this car a 2 seater with a window hatch like a Corvette, also would have dropped a 6 speed in it .

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Daniel writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

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Power and everything else and power to and some more power

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by by gas

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Just Bought Today And Am In Love — Love at first sight is a real thing I found out today when I took what is now my 97 cobra svt on a test drive. I drove it out of the lot and just drove easy and it was very comfortable then I said im gonna floor it and pushed the petal down at 2500rpm in second and well coming from a 91 1.6 Miata to a 4.6 liter beast it was amazing honestly it pulls and doesn't stop past 100. Like the way it looks to if your looking into mabey buying one and are reading this stop reading reviews and go test drive one on craigslist and you will never regret it!!!!!!!!!! 9.5/10

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Robert writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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POWER!

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nothing

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Don't Have The Title Yet — All that I have done to it do far is exhaust from the headers to dual Cherry Bomb mufflers with 3.5" Flowmaster tips....But I am about to drop about $15K into the entire car! From the paintjob to the interior, so if anyone knows where I can get some dicounts on some high quality parts let me know!

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Haley writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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Love

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Can be dangerous

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Awsome. — Love the car, plenty fast and handles great! only thing it could use is a sneaky peet, cold air intake and a super charger, gas is kinda spendy tho, high octain fuel only, never e85 although it'l do it, it runs terrible on it.

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

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Anthony writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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fun with the mods to drive

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a lot of work

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Great — it is a good car to drive but if you turn it in to a race car, then it becomes the greatest car to drive. but they is always going to be problems with it cause you are modifying it. it will be come a fun car to drive at the track.

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

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Aaron writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Can be found for cheap and its a blast to drive.

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At this age its hard to find low mileage and allot of TLC will be needed.

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Not Bad If You're Looking For A Older Muscle Car. — Performance - acceleration, braking and handling. Its got it all! Build Quality - squeaks and rattles come with age, these cars are over 13 years old after all. Appearance - Looks good but could be improved. Fun Factor - This car fun to drive! Swap the ring & pinion for a 4.10 setup and the smile will never leave your face.

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

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Gregg writes:
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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It is a SVT Cobra!

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He he... it attracts the fuzz!!!

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Put One In Your Garage!!! — The closest thing to the muscle cars of the past. Great overall car. Super reliable, fun to drive, and looks great doing it. Capable of a LOT of horsepower and torque... just throw some boost at it. Currently it needs a little tlc and a rebuild soon but has not missed a beat!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Christopher writes:
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Sweet — 18,000 miles on a 11 year old car...awesome. if only i could get more than 15 mpg

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Bradley writes:
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the design

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Brilliant — very good car for driving long distances it is very fun to ride around in brilliant engine and the interior is the coolest you can get i would definitely recommended this to one of my mates overall it is a excellent car to buy

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

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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

94 Svt Cobra By Ramman05

This cobra was pretty cool. Bright red color, huge 5.0L engine, last year in 94 to make the 5.0 in the SN95 body. Exhaust was sporty and loud. DEEP growl and delivered huge torque with the slightest p... Read More

Might As Well Have The Cobra By cdsmith_2002

The Cobra has some nice factory upgrades but it is not a must have package. The additional power and engineering is not tremedous. The biggest upgrade in my opinion is the larger brakes. The 94-95 ... Read More

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1995 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Lots Of Power In A Stylish Look By mustangmel

Flow master muff is a little loud, but that's not always a bad thing. Handles great, love shifting those gears. When their warm the ten inch back tires hook up great. Continually remind myself to go s... Read More

You Want One Of These... By Thomas

The all American muscle car. Best car built by Americans for Americans. if you don't buy one of these cars you are as stupid as my ex-wife....... dont fight it go buy it. if your are looking for a gr... Read More

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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Bad@$$ By MattB9

This is a wonderful car I feel so lucky to have one. It's somehow a sports car mixed with a comfortable inside. I mean the seats are more comfortable than my wife and my daily own car. The rush when y... Read More

A Great Looker By BEVA53

It has been a great car for me and my kids to take out on a Sunday afternoon for a cruise. Top down, it is a great feeling. My second convertible and I think that they are awesome. I have owned the... Read More

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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Cobra By dzammti4

Fell in love with this car the moment I saw it. It is a beautiful, fun car that always attracts attentions and compliments. You wont be disappointed if you pick one of these up. The convertible is gr... Read More

Modern Muscle Car. Great Power, Handling And Style. By beaugranbois

Car has great styling, and performance from the factory, this one has about every performance part you can get for it. Great gas mileage for the amount of power, comfortable front seats, fun to drive ... Read More

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1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Very Responsive Useable Convertible By Josephuus

I love the styling of my cobra. I owned a 1966 mustang 2+2 and every since that car I have loved the mustang style and genre. I am 65 and my wife and I love to weekend trip with it. There is very ... Read More

Fast Fun What A Mustang Is Really All About By rogerhtc28

great car,nice v8 rumble and torque to go with the looks. I would reccomend this car as a weekend car more then a daily driver to most people. I really was suprised how the highway mpg are up in the ... Read More

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