1998 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1998 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 72 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: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
  • 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
"ride" 27 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 13 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
"speed" 10 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"in snow" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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Brandon writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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Fast, basic maintenance, fun, easy to update/upgrade, endless possibilities for american muscle

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shift reach, Pre-PI Motor

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Simple, Powerful, And Easy To Maintain. Fun Factor Of 10 — Not the newest vehicle, and like any it has its downers. However, the downers are smothered by the uppers. Off the line torque is outstanding. Roll the throttle up to 3500RPM, and get shoved into your seat with exhilerating horsepower. Slight squeaks in the body movement, but that comes with age. the body may seem old, but is a very smooth curvy finish. Interior is Simple and easy to use. Con - Shift handle is a little far for the average driver to reach fifth comfortably. 23MPG out of a v8 5-speed. Simple to work on, and many of aftermarket suppliers keep prices to upgrade low. Boundries are endless! Keep it stock with 250 hp and little maintenance, or go all out and work your way up to 600+Hp for a few thousand. Fun to drive, and definately a headturner :-) Quick Braker with sticky tires, and aftermarket suspension and bushing upgrades can make it turn on a dime.

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Paul writes:
1998 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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4

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fuel econ, appearance, build quality

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long term durability, acceleration, top speed (~110)

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Love/hate Relationship — The appearance inside and out has stayed immaculate through the years. Performance is decent enough, and it handles ok with the right set of tires. Predictable understeer at the limit characterizes its canyon-carving abilities, and without a limited slip diff, power oversteer with the V6 is unheard of. Quality-wise, the engine and tranny are strong, however I've been having a cooling issue for the past year and a half. I halfway blame it on the mechanic I've been using. He hasn't gotten it right YET. Other than that, its been 125k miles of mischief in that car, and it ain't over yet. Just wish

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bennymost writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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3

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Enough power to overtake when needed.Love that ts a four seater, kids in the back wife in the front.Go anywhere in style

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Wish it were a 2004 mustang

bennymost
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Great — I like how many different way's you can customize it to your perticulare taste.I would recommend this car to anyone that wants to tinker in the customizing there own car craze.Bennymost, Black stallion out.Looking for Saleen rims. OK 40 WORDS LATER THEN

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NewMoon writes:
1998 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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4

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Great lil car, fast and handles great.

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Sits low to the ground. Got to watch the scrapes in and out of drive ways.

NewMoon
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Great Little Pony — Gotta say the 98 mustang is a great lil pony car. A true mustang all the way. Would for sure buy and cruse another one again. The performance and handling are great. You can feel the sports car in these pony cars.

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

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luke0139 writes:
1998 Ford Mustang STD Convertible Review
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Everything is fairly good on it

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RWD not a big fan of it and not a family car

luke0139
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Great Car! — I Thought it was an amazing car overall just wasn't the type of car i'm used to driving and wasn't really too great for being a family car. Just wasn't all that i was hoping to accomplish when I bought it

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

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KtzMeow98 writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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5

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I've owned three cars in my lifetime ... a 1982 Pontiac J2000, a 1987 Buick Somerset (my little Cadillac) and a 1998 Ford Mustang GT.  I loved my Buick, but I have to say that the Mustang has been the best car ever.

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Cons?  What cons?  It's black. It's a convertible.  Need I say more?

KtzMeow98
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It's The Ktzmeow! — It's been the best car ever!!! It's 16 years old and has over 90,000 miles on it. All I ever had to change were the fluids, tires, brakes and battery. She's getting old and a little "rickety", but she's still the best!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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blustang82 writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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5

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fast and fun. very nice car. power handling comfort ride quality

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seatbelt location ok gas mileage

blustang82
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Love It — not much to say about dislike. I love this car entirely. although the seatbealt location was awkward. also the cupholders are in bad location. over all my best car ive ever owned. would not secod guess its reliability. gorgeous and fun

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

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Chris writes:
1998 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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commuter car

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not much room

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Pretty Decent — over all a good car, good to and from work car, and travel car for one person, decent mileage, would buy another if i needed to do for what i have used it for, and who does not like a mustang

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adam writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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brutal performance when putting mods on, exceptional handling with decent fuel economy

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bad weather conditions i.e snow heavy rain

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America Icon And Favorite Pony Car — Car is amazing. great build quality and features options for every driver. from a v6 for the beginner to the GT for the enthusiast. Theres also the absolutely gorgeous and more powerful SVT Cobra. This car is fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jons98gt writes:
1998 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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5

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Everyone has a Mustang story...have made many new friendships.

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Brakes need upgrade!!! My Focus wagon stops better!!!!

jons98gt
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Breath Taking, Heart Pounding Performance !!!! — Car has been in storage for last 5 years...needed a serious going thur.I have installed many Ford Racing Parts .Motor is very strong, goes well into redline( QUICKLY )and sounds... well, heads turn!Great handling with BFG's 255/45/17 KDWS and 98 cobra wheels ! FUN , FUN , FUN !!!

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