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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
MSRP
$46,595
Invoice
$44,265
Average Price Paid
$44,485
830 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
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Bullitt RWD
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50th Anniversary Edition
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,889
14 listings nationwide

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,520
15 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

Every once in a while, an automotive icon comes along that changes not just the car industry, but multiple industries. I’m talking about examples that go beyond car models. Not just th...

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

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'...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
writes:
great exhaust sound, excellent handling, great tires, fair price, great color, little room in back seats, fit ...
Handling Ranked 2016 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6 worse.
"Mustang has better brakes, tires, balance than the Honda. Honda ride slightly better."
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L V6 worse.
"I liked the more power and road feel of the Mustang over the Honda."
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

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

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

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.)

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Love This Car! — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a tri...

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

Specs

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
480 hp @ 7,000 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
420 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
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Displacement
5,000 cc
3,900 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.63 in x 3.65 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- 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 4 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 29 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 8.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 186.3 in
Width 81.9 in 72 in
Height 54.3 in 52.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 107.2 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Highland Green Metallic
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • MagneRide Damping System
  • Bullitt Electronics Package
  • Ebony W/Green Stitch, RECARO Leather-Trimmed Sport Seats
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

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