Ford Mustang vs Pontiac GTO

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2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,019
3 listings nationwide

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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,692
124 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
Andrew Newton Preview:

There have been some dark chapters in the history of America’s pony car, but Ford has been on a roll the past few years and the Mustang’s looks and performance just keep getting better...

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...

User Reviews and User Rankings

User Rankings by Category

Users ranked cars they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

Winning categories:
    Winning categories:
      Based on rankings.
      2018 Ford Mustang
      EcoBoost
      No User Reviews
      2006 Pontiac GTO
      Coupe
      75
      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

      55
      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.)

      40
      2006 Pontiac GTO CoupeReview:

      Awesome Car Needs No Repairs Or Maintenence. — I love these cars I've had 2 2006 GTOs. It's the only car you can get a corvette v8 six spee manual ...

      Primary Use: Family transportation

      Specs

      2018 Ford Mustang
      EcoBoost
      2006 Pontiac GTO
      Coupe
      Powertrain
      Drivetrain
      RWD
      RWD
      RWD
      RWD
      Fuel Economy, City
      21 MPG
      21 MPG
      15 MPG
      14 MPG
      Fuel Economy, Highway
      31 MPG
      32 MPG
      23 MPG
      19 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
      --
      --
      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
      --
      --
      Safety
      ABS Brakes Standard Standard
      Driver Airbag Standard Standard
      Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
      Front Side Airbags Standard --
      Curtain Airbags Standard --
      NHTSA Crash Test Results
      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

      • Black Accent Package
      • Ecoboost Performance Package
      • Magneride Damping System
      • Voice-Activated Touch-Screen Navigation System
      • Wheel & Stripe Package
      • Equipment Group 101A
      • Transmission: 10-Speed Automatic with Selectshift
      • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Polished Aluminum
      • Wheels: 19" X 9' Luster Nickel-Painted Forged Aluminum
      2006 Pontiac GTO
      Coupe

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