Ford Mustang Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Bad vehicle

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Problems with transmission slipping. Not reliable transportation.

Review submitted by:Stan

Pros:Nothing

Cons:Transmission

Having Engine Issues

Model Year:

2018

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

The first 4000 miles was great, bought the Premium GT. Now I am dealing with Cylinders Misfiring. The dealer is currently working on it, but Im worried about it being a constant issue for me. Also, the paint chips really easily. I have multiple areas that need to be touched

Review submitted by:Mike K

Pros:Fast, Sounds Great, Handles well

Cons:Only 4000 miles and having engine issues

Avoid buying this car

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I have purchased 2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium after reading large number of reviews and test driving Ford Mustang GT Premium and Dodge Challenger R/T. After getting home I noticed that center console, driver side door panel and driver side kick plate had deep scratches. Dealer offered me 200 gift

Review submitted by:tr2v3l3r

Pros:Good design,

Cons:horrible quality, poor dealer mechanic training, n

Avoid buying this car

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

It's my first Ford Mustang. I was interested in buying a sports car, and decided to get Mustang Premium GT as it received good reviews by a number of publications. The quality of assembly is poor - door panels are scratched, and there are large gaps between parts. I checked

Review submitted by:fastback435_16

Pros:Looks good outside, good handling

Cons:Overpriced, poor workmanship, loses value fast

The fit and finish is terrible inside & out

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

The exterior body panels fit and clearances differ around the car. The driveshaft design appears to be faulty and very difficult to repair. Query this problem on the internet for more info. Test drive the car carefully at high speeds and notice any vibrations. If you feel anything abnormal run

Review submitted by:Pete

Pros:Handles good, the V-6 has plenty of power

Cons:Terrible ride, noisy

Bad vehicle

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Problems with transmission slipping. Not reliable transportation.

Review submitted by:Stan

Pros:Nothing

Cons:Transmission

Having Engine Issues

Model Year:

2018

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

The first 4000 miles was great, bought the Premium GT. Now I am dealing with Cylinders Misfiring. The dealer is currently working on it, but Im worried about it being a constant issue for me. Also, the paint chips really easily. I have multiple areas that need to be touched

Review submitted by:Mike K

Pros:Fast, Sounds Great, Handles well

Cons:Only 4000 miles and having engine issues

Very disappointed in this car

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Ill start with this, Ive owned 3 BMW's (335i,M3,M4), before purchasing this 2016 Shelby Cobra. I love the exterior style of this Shelby, most of my rating above is for the exterior. The interior is cheap, low cost, plastic/aluminum mix. The leather/suede seats and steering wheel are also of a

Review submitted by:Ted

Pros:performance, exterior style

Cons:entire interior quality and design

Avoid buying this car

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

It's my first Ford Mustang. I was interested in buying a sports car, and decided to get Mustang Premium GT as it received good reviews by a number of publications. The quality of assembly is poor - door panels are scratched, and there are large gaps between parts. I checked

Review submitted by:fastback435_16

Pros:Looks good outside, good handling

Cons:Overpriced, poor workmanship, loses value fast

The fit and finish is terrible inside & out

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Ford

Model:

Mustang

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

The exterior body panels fit and clearances differ around the car. The driveshaft design appears to be faulty and very difficult to repair. Query this problem on the internet for more info. Test drive the car carefully at high speeds and notice any vibrations. If you feel anything abnormal run

Review submitted by:Pete

Pros:Handles good, the V-6 has plenty of power

Cons:Terrible ride, noisy

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