2017 Ford Mustang Performance Features

2017 Ford Mustang Driving

The 2017 Ford Mustang performance features are as incredible as the vehicle itself, and as amazing as what the name evokes. There are supercharged engine and brake options, as well as impressive measures to further augment its muscle on the road. Fuel economy numbers are also worth noting, and another reason drivers in the Glenwood Springs region love this car. Learn more about what makes the 2017 Ford Mustang performance features stand out in its class before heading to Glenwood Springs Ford to put the 2017 Mustang to the test!

Four Amazing Engine Options

The only problem with the 2017 Ford Mustang engine options is deciding which one you should choose. Pick from four solid options depending on your power preference:

  • The 3.7L V6 engine produces 300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque

  • The 2.3L EcoBoost® engine produces 310 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque

  • The 5.0L V8 engine produces 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque

  • The 5.2L flat plane crank V8 engine produces 526 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque

Great Fuel Economy

While performance-oriented vehicles aren’t necessarily known for their fuel economy, the Ford Mustang has pretty impressive numbers for its segment. The Mustang is designed for adventure and fun, so go ahead and indulge without worrying so much about filling up at the pump:

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  • V6 Engine: EPA-estimated 18 city and 27 highway

  • EcoBoost® Engine: EPA-estimated 21 city and 30 highway

  • V8 Engine: EPA-estimated15 city and 24-25 highway

  • Flat Plane V8 Engine: EPA-estimated 14 city and 21 highway

Superb Brake Options

While many focus primarily on strength when it comes to more powerful vehicles, it’s important to consider braking capabilities as well. Braking options for the 2017 Mustang are as high-caliber as all of its other components and will not disappoint Rifle drivers:

  • 12.5-inch vented rotor front twin-pistons are found on the EcoBoost® and V6 engines

  • 14-inch vented rotor front four-pistons and 13-inch rear single-pistons can be found on the GT and enhanced EcoBoost® Performance engines

  • 15-inch vented rotor front Brembo® caliper six-pistons and 13-inch rear single-pistons can be found on the enhanced GT Performance engines

Powerhouse Dynamics

Eagle drivers are in for quite a ride thanks to the powerful performance features found on the Mustang. Check out some of the outstanding specs that maximize the Mustang’s command of the road:

  • Six-speed manual or SelectShift® transmission with paddle shifters; the Shelby® GT350 trims have TREMEC® six-speed manual transmission

  • Launch control

  • Track Apps™

  • MagneRide™ damping system for the Shelby® 350s

  • Electronic line-lock

  • Track, Sport, Snow/Wet, and Normal drive modes

Come See the 2017 Ford Mustang at Glenwood Springs Ford

If you’re ready to experience a performance vehicle that will turn every daily drive and boring commute into an adventure, stop by Glenwood Springs Ford, located at 55 Storm King Rd., and test out the 2017 Ford Mustang’s performance features! You can check for your favorite trim beforehand by contacting us online, or simply come in see what you like!