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Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
MSRP
$25,680
Invoice
$24,524
Average Price Paid
$24,186
5,331 listings nationwide

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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
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EcoBoost
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,228
27 listings nationwide

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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,505
80 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Ever heard the term “pony car”? It is a direct reference to the Ford Mustang and the American 2-door sports coupe segment it has dominated since 1964. Today, the 2018 Mustang is less r...

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe

The last year of a proposed three-year tryout, the 2006 Pontiac GTO two-door performance coupe offers few alterations. Already packed with a 6.0-liter, 400-hp V8 that gets up to 60 mph...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
35
writes:
With the performance package this is an Insane vehicle love the 470HP and 0-60 in 3.6 Seconds. There is no dif...
writes:
Wonderful handling, good looks, great accessories.
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT Coupe RWD worse.
"Comfort"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT Coupe RWD worse.
"Seems to be a little more room."
writes:
Best mustang ever 10 speed automatic is closed to perfect super car for 40 k absolutely loved
Handling Ranked 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD worse.
"Ford suspension tuning for track or street is best ever"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD better.
"Mustang is coupe and stinger is overpriced sedan"
2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
writes:
A real serious driving machine. Careful she can get out of hand. Thrilling!
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe worse.
"Mustang comes in so many options from 4 cyl, V6 to V8. The GTO is all power 6.0"
Back Seats Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe worse.
"The GTO has more seating room, bigger car! "
85
2006 Pontiac GTO CoupeReview:

An Awesome Sleeper. — The GTO is a great car for the price. The first mods that need to be done are the radius rod bushing...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2006 Pontiac GTO CoupeReview:

Exactly What I Wanted — You have to know what you are in for with this car. Fast and fun to drive. Don't plan too many famil...

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

Specs

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
21 MPG
14 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
19 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.5 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
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Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
6,000 cc
6,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags 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
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 29 in 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 189.8 in
Width 81.9 in 72.5 in
Height 54.3 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Kona Blue Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Orange Fury Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Royal Crimson Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Triple Yellow Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • MagneRide Damping System
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Black Accent Package
  • EcoBoost Performance Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Transmission: 10-Speed Automatic with SelectShift
  • Wheel and Stripe Package
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.5" Polished Aluminum
  • Wheels: 19" x 9' Luster Nickel-Painted Forged Aluminum
2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe

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