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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
$44,155
1,662 listings nationwide

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2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
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Bullitt RWD
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Aero
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,286
41 listings nationwide

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2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,340

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...

2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
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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:
Love the mustang
writes:
My teenage daughter fit in the car quite well, but it was much too small for me. The lack of power makes it ...
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."
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
20
writes:
Pretty similar to the Audi, but better handling, more pickup, and overall more comfortable
Power Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"It felt like it had way more pickup"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"The Trunk in the Saab is massive compared to the Audis"

Specs

2019 Ford Mustang
Bullitt RWD
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
480 hp @ 7,000 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
420 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.63 in x 3.65 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 29 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 182.9 in
Width 81.9 in 70.9 in
Height 54.3 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 105.3 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
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Carbon Gray Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Laser Red
  • Nocturne Blue Metallic
  • Oak Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation Radio
  • Navigation W/Bose Audio
  • Premium PKG

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