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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Ford Mustang specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Ford Mustang warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,180$17,610$21,060
    Invoice *$13,925$16,088$19,159
    Engine3.8L V-6 150 HP 215 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm4.6L V-8 215 HP 285 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm3.8L V-6 150 HP 215 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City20.0 mpg18.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy30.0 mpg27.0 mpg30.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.8L V-6 150 HP 215 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm4.6L V-8 215 HP 285 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm3.8L V-6 150 HP 215 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp heavy duty130 amp heavy duty130 amp heavy duty
    Battery58 amp heavy duty58 amp heavy duty58 amp heavy duty
    Axle Ratio2.73Standard:2.73Available:3.083.272.73
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.4 gal.15.4 gal.15.4 gal.
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/Alimited slip differentialN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Front TiresP205/65R15.0BSWStandard:P225/55ZR16.0BSWAvailable:P622/45ZR17.0BSWP205/65R15.0BSW
  • Seating and Interior
    Front Seat TypeStandard:50-50 bucketAvailable:50-50 sportStandard:50-50 sportAvailable:50-50 bucketStandard:50-50 bucketAvailable:50-50 sport
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsAvailable:(2-way power)Available:(2-way power)Available:(2-way power)
    Seat TrimclothStandard:clothAvailable:leathercloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Floor MatsAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber frontAvailable:vinyl/rubber front
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsAvailable:dual illuminatedAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    CDAvailable:3-discAvailable:3-discAvailable:3-disc
    AmplifierAvailable:premiumAvailable:premiumAvailable:premium
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise control
    Door LocksAvailable:powermanualStandard:powerAvailable:manualStandard:powerAvailable:manual
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:powerpowerpower
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherleatherAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsAvailable:powermanualStandard:powerAvailable:manualStandard:powerAvailable:manual
    Rear WindowsAvailable:powerpowerpower
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Security SystemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Length181.5 "181.5 "181.5 "
    Exterior Width71.8 "71.8 "71.8 "
    Exterior Height53.2 "53.4 "53.4 "
    Wheelbase101 "101 "101 "
    Curb Weight3,065 lbs.3,278 lbs.3,264 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerAvailable:liplipAvailable:lip
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Ford Mustang safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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