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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Supercharged Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,499
12 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,479
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Supercharged Convertible
No Expert Reviews
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD

The 2005 Ford Thunderbird continued the two-seater tradition with its typical sharp-yet retro-convertible. Considered a luxury vehicle, prices for a new T-Bird started in the high 30'...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Supercharged Convertible
5
Brentos writes:
We wanted lots of power, numbered car that had a special place in history and you could go topless.
20
GuruKWMN9 writes:
Love this car also.
Handling Ranked 2004 Mercury Marauder 4 Dr STD Sedan better.
"This car oversteers which is better than the alternative but not as bad as the mustang. Metco four linked suspension watts link air bags stabilizer bar and a good set of shocks what more can you ask for. Coil over front shocks sway bar "
Value Ranked 2004 Mercury Marauder 4 Dr STD Sedan better.
"I think that are both a great value."
20
Bill writes:
all out Gt racer
Power Ranked 2004 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson SuperCab worse.
"4 overhead cams , 4 valves per cylinder, supercharged "
Handling Ranked 2004 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson SuperCab worse.
"lighter , all independent suspension "
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
30
Guru9HZH9T writes:
Fun to drive. Gets lots of comments. Trouble free so far with 93000 miles on it. Not fantastic on gas but does...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2013 Dodge Charger better.
"About the same on cargo capacity with exception of having a back seat ."
195
MaricelaHoward 2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary Edition RWDReview:

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, ...

185
heinem1 2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary Edition RWDReview:

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition — Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere le...

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

Specs

2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Supercharged Convertible
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
390 hp @ 6,000 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
390 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Displacement
4,600 cc
3,900 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 2 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 29.9 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 186.3 in
Width 73.1 in 72 in
Height 52.9 in 52.1 in
Wheelbase 101.3 in 107.2 in

Available Options

2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Supercharged Convertible
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition RWD

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