1985 Ford Mustang User Reviews

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    1985 Mustang Gt — Neck snapping torque (it's a 351w, not a 302), still gets 20+ mpg on the highway, and 16 in town. I like that it's not nearly as common as the 87-93 Aero nose Mustangs, and the interior has more character in my opinion, flat dash, halo headrests, red piping on the upholstery. Love it.

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

    Pros: Quick, virtually endless aftermarket support.

    Cons: Obviouslly it's a fair weather only vehicle, but... I can't think of anything other than that.

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    260kms — awesome acceleration great handling little squirrely sometime if it's slick white in color chrome trim and rims venomous them and cost was freee birthday present very fun car to drive bag it to helll and back hitting speeds of 260 on the freeway if you wanna push it that far

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

    Pros: preformance

    Cons: none

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    1985 Ford Mustang LX Review
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    Cheep Cheep Cheep — Lots of people love it, and hate it like taking the preformance of a 4 cyl and adding the fuel efficiancy of a v8. You almost have to have a mullet and metalica playing in the tape player. lol, good for a resale for fab to a propper 5.l

    Pros: tape player

    Cons: red appolstrey

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    A Fitting Example Of The Last Muscle Car. — This is the best 9/10 completed car you could ever buy. The potential for upgrades is limitless. Even in stock form this car has good braking, acceleration and handling. They all could be improved but still good for the year. This car is a blast in the right hands(mine).

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: V-8 Manual

    Cons: Mine in particular needs a full resto

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    Great Car If You Can Find One In Great Shape (nope, It Is Not For Sale!!) — Great performance (when I drive it!!!) Great Paint (original) Cost, nothing to me as my hubby is a mechanic Great 347 stroker engine with original transmission Will love this car for as long as I own it!!! Fun, Fast Exciting

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

    Pros: Power, power power

    Cons: It is parked more then driven

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    The Beast — One word describes this car: Fast. Pushing 350+ HP and weighs a little less than a Civic. This is my race car. Runs mid 12's on the 1/4 mile and a fast time of 8.9 sec 1/8 mile. It's a rolling project and still needs a complete makeover. Gas mileage is in the 12-13 mpg range, but totally worth it because I don't drive it all the time.

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

    Pros: FAST, LOUD, Low fuel economy

    Cons: Ugly, needs complete cosmetic restoration

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    1985 Ford Mustang Gt 5.0 — The fox body Mustangs are probably the least attractive body styles, but the early to mid 80's Mustangs were better looking with the quad headlights. The later models with the flush headlights might have been sleeker, but the didn't look as good. This was a great straight line car. The stock 302 was easy to upgrade and bullet proof. The manual transmission was great,with short throws and a crisp throw. Where this car failed, was handling! It didn't! If you know how to drive, you could power drift the car through corners, but otherwise traction and handling was very poor!

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

    Pros: Great straight line performance. Very good engine and transmission.

    Cons: Poor handling and less and stunning styling!

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    Shows How Far Modern Performance Cars Have Come — very quick for its day; pretty unreliable, as things started going wrong by 70K mi. Styling was ok, although fairly unimaginative. It handled fairly well, but straight-line performance was more its forte. It probably wouldn't compare well to today's Mustangs.

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

    Pros: good performance for the mid-80's

    Cons: poor reliability

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    1985 Ford Mustang GT Review
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    With Great Power Comes Great Gas Bills. — I love the sound of a 4 barrel Carb open up at like 3500rpm. Its got lots of torque so driving anywhere is fun. Unfortunatly the shocks are really stiff but it takes corners crazy fast.American Muscle all the way.

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

    Pros: Power.

    Cons: Standard gets a little tiring around town.

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    1985 5-0 — lots of torque fast sounds good dual flowmasters offroad h pipe 302 4 barrel new holley 650cfm double pumper kills all tuners cheap and fast fun to drive this car wants the gas indy 500 tires in back hook perfectly insurance is 105 dollars a year on silver wheels plan gas mileag is alright highway is really good it idle in 5th gear and goes 100 km/hr

    Pros: loud fast honda eater

    Cons: none

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Ford Mustang Reviews

    2015 Re-design Is Gorgeous And The Quality Is Top Notch By mikeg93907

    I've got less than 200 miles on her so far, but this car is a blast to drive and the quality level is fantastic. I'm really impressed by the styling, both exterior and interior, especially the more "... Read More

    Best Mustang I've Ever Owned. By LAREDOTECH1

    This mustang is the best handling I've ever owned. It also looks pretty good except, why would Ford delete the spoiler when adding the performance package? The brake bite is really good with these Bre... Read More

    2014 Ford Mustang Reviews

    Stellar By uvedicusmartin

    I love everything about the car! The front end had to grow on me because I was more a fan of the 05-09 body style. If you looking for good gas mileage don't drive a mustang. That choice does not compu... Read More

    Perfect By dingo1990

    I think this is an outstanding sports car with some great fuel economy I can put a chip and exhaust and be faster than a V8 and still have more gas Lol while they ran out of gas I will still be drivin... Read More

    2013 Ford Mustang Reviews

    American Classic Ford Mustang By Alicia

    Great car, fun to drive, very reliable. I would highly recommend. The only disadvantages are there's not much room in the back seat and the car is very low to the ground so you need to be aware of tha... Read More

    5.0's Are Fun Even If They Are Stock By mmahanor

    I love the way the 2011-2014 5.0's look. They are a menacing presence to behold, especially if they have been modified. Stock the cars are incredibly comfortable and forgiving over bumps, but the... Read More

    2012 Ford Mustang Reviews

    Great American Made Muscle Car By saimanne

    Exhaust is the Best sounding of all Muscle cars from factory. Looks like no other car on the market. rear wheel drive good for having fun in every way 5.0 is a beast with 420 hp and 380 lb/ft torque Read More

    Awesome, Sweet, Love This Car! By SteveStang777

    It gets the looks and comments wherever I go. Literally, I can't go out for one day in our small city and not get some comment about how the car looks, what a great color it is, etc. One day a group o... Read More

    2011 Ford Mustang Reviews

    Cool And Fast By yankeezfan2012

    The car is fast, brakes are great, there's a blind spot monitor on each mirror to keep me safe while at high or low speeds, Behind the wheel of this mustang the control you have is unbelievable. This ... Read More

    Fast And Cool By yankeezfan2012

    Overall this car is a beast for the price and for what it is, 300 HP for a V6 you can't beat it, or the price. Ford has made some mistakes in the past, but this is not one of them. Read More

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