Ive always preferred a manual transmission in a sports car, but for the first time im actually considering the automatic in the mustang ecoboost. The mustang gt carries epa ratings of 15 miles per gallon city, 25 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined with the sixspeed manual, and despite. Luckily, the automatic headaches can be avoided because the mustang offers a stellar sixspeed manual transmission as standard equipment. For 2019 the ford mustang gt is available with a standard 6speed manual transmission or an optional 10speed automatic with paddle. Get free 2011 mustang gt automatic vs manual 2011 mustang gt automatic vs manual 1993 mustang cobra build. I dont want to get rid of the car as it is immaculate. I live in sea, where there are only 2 available trim levels for the mustang, the base ecoboost and the top of the line performance pack and everything gt. Page 2 no part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language in any form by any means without our written permission. Government fuel economy ratings for a gt manual are 15city, 25highway, and 18combined. Built as compliment to the legendary ford mustang, the ford probe was introduced in 1989 to replace ford exp.
Want installs, giveaways and more exciting automotive videos. Auto to manual trans how to guide mustang forums at. With the automatic you also get an overall faster car, the new automatic transmissions are faster then any manual, so if you want to race your gt on the quarter mile and you have the 10 speed 10r80 you will be beating the manual platform every time. Attempting to use the 2018 gt manual pinion flange on 2015 gt automatic. Bill compares the 2018 mustang gt transmission options and goes over the pros and cons of each. While the 455hp camaro ss with the sixspeed manual bettered the similar gt with 4. Should i buy a manual or automatic mustang for everyday use. This beefy v8 engine delivers a seemingly endless reservoir of power, making the 2015 ford mustang gt a sports car that will push you back in your seat and put a smile on your face. In testing, our sixspeed manual transmission a 10speed automatic is optional matched the zeroto60mph time of the outgoing car at 4.
Why the 2018 ford mustang gt automatic is so much quicker. Automatic vs manual transmission fox body mustangs which. Why the 2018 ford mustang gt automatic is so much quicker than. We have 2,290 ford mustang gt vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 1,392 1owner cars, and 2,323 personal use cars. Of course there are times when i wish it was a manual but the saving grace is that the ford automatic in my 2012 is 100% great all of the time. How to decide between an automatic mustang gt or a manual quora. The result is the worlds first s550 mustang shelby gt500 swap mustang dubbed track attack. You can choose a coupe, or convertible, fourcylinder or v8, automatic or manual, daily driver or track weapon. Vehicle is a 2018 mustang gt equipped with the new 10speed 10r80 automatic transmission, performance package 1, 401a equipment group, magneride, and active exhaust. Instead, it went for a tremec sevenspeed dualclutch automatic, operated through a. Currently most of the mustang models have the option of a standard 6speed manual transmission or a 6speed automatic transmission.
Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 1 mustang models nationwide. Page 1 july 2014 first printing owners manual mustang litho in u. Get the best deals on ford mustang private seller cars and trucks when you shop the largest online selection at. Ford mustang private seller cars and trucks for sale ebay. Instead, it went for a tremec sevenspeed dualclutch automatic, operated through a rotary. Ford mustang gt with shelby gt500 predator v8 keeps manual. We tried out both of them backtoback to discover which is better. Today, however, its not unusual for the exact same car to be slightly quicker with an automatic or automatedmanual transmission. If youre in a city with lots of traffic, i would urge the automatic. After testing two 2018 ford mustang gts with a mere 3pound difference in measured weight, we were taken aback by how much quicker the gt is with its new 10speed automatic 10a sixthan it is with. Ford is not offering a manual transmission in the gt500 you can get one in the gt350 or the regular gt. In the quarter mile, it was exactly the same story. The last two years i have daily driven a 2015 mustang gt. I have a mustang with a stick shift and it isnt much fun in nyc, atlanta, or miami traffic.
The 10speed auto is merely a slightlybetterthanaverage automatic transmission, but the sixspeed manual is. Remove auto transmission, flexplate, shifter save all small nuts that hold shifter down, youll need 2 for the manual shifter, front fascia, trans cooler, lines. We have 47 2008 ford mustang gt vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 15 1owner cars, and 78 personal use cars. I like the way the manual felt, certainly seems like more fun, the throw was nice and short. I was able to test drive both types of mustangs last week and still cant make up my mind. The fellas over at vmp performance have done the delightful deed of taking a 2017 ford mustang gt with a manual transmission and pairing it with the supercharged 5. How to decide between an automatic mustang gt or a manual. Hello all, im getting a 2015 mustang gt within the next few months. The 2015 ford mustang gt comes equipped with a 435 hp 5.
I get a lot of questions on why i bought a manual and which option i recommend for the 2019 mustang gt so i finally decided to make a video. Fords mustang, one of the brands most loved and treasured icons, is a sports car that has become so good over the span of the current generation. You can choose a coupe, or convertible, fourcylinder or v8, automatic or manual, daily driver or track. While plenty of former manual champions inside ford of europes engineering. Used 2015 ford mustang gt coupe rwd for sale with photos. Unlike automatics of the past, the mustang gts new 10speed automatic gets past that hurdle plus it exploits mechanical advantages over the sixspeed manual to boot. View and download ford 2006 mustang owners manual online. The automatic is nice in traffic, but i kind of yearn for a manual.
At the moment i drive an automatic ford taurus but i have done a few lessons driving manual with my uncle ive heard that automatic transmission gets better gas mileage but manual gives you more of a driving experience. Mustang automatic vs manual transmissions cj pony parts. I have hip and leg problems and at times i am glad i do have the automatic. If you drive a lot everyday and it is your only car i would recommend getting an automatic.
Modern automatics have become so good at what they do from the standpoint of acceleration performance an. I do have the automatic in my 2012 v6 and like it a whole lot. Ratchet style shifters are a safe, reliable way to get a manual feel while retaining some of the benefits that come with an automatic mustang. The 10 speed looks really good with low gearing especially in drag strip mode, great performance and better daily. We definitely have a promanual transmission bias, but in the case of the mustang gt, the manual is objectively the better transmission. If the gt 350 is to come out with an automatic transmission, it will most likely be special transmission made for shelby just like the manual. Modifications include a 93 lund racing tune, jlt cold air intake, 20mm ford performance lowering springs and corsa sport to xtreme catback exhaust. Debate automatic vs manual mustangs which is better. This sport car was acclaimed for its unique, modern, classy styling, and sophisticated interior design. I have all decisions made except for the transmission. This is due to the debut of the 10r80 10speed automatic transmission, new to the mustang for the 2018 model year. Every manual available online found by our community and shared for free. Safety systems are updated as well, with mustang now getting automatic emergency braking. Credit ford for fanning the flames with the awesome 5r55s 20052010 mustang gt and 6r80 2011 5.
Every used car for sale comes with a free carfax report. Really it comes down to two factors driver involvement and convenience and to a lesser extent how driven by the performance numbers you are. When it comes to the driver being in tune with their car, a manual transmission cant be beat. The 2018 ford mustang continues to offer a v8, rearwheel drive, two doors, and a manual transmission. Manual vs automatic on a 2018 gt so i just woke up to really startling news.