Model Lineup Mustang comes in two body styles, coupe and convertible. The Bosch traction control system works at all speeds: Whenever wheelspin is detected, the system retards ignition timing, cuts fuel flow, and activates the brakes at one or both drive wheels, in that order. I've only had e-brake problems a few times, but entirely my own fault. Some people beat the Hell out of them. It would be like trying to give up a pet dog or cat. Reliability is fantastic, although there are two routine maintenance items. Although its 0-to-100 time — 23.
The rear seat is restrictive to the point of torment; two adults can be wedged in there for short hauls, longer if they happen to be adults you dislike. They're best in this test. I was told the entire hood was stripped and repainted. Long-haul comfort doesn't quite extend to the rear-seat space, but two can ride back there for short hauls without cramping major muscle groups, and it's possible to squeeze in three without resorting to Mazola. Convertibles feature a power top with a scratch-resistant glass rear window. So was the relatively high seating position, undoubtedly designed to compensate for the high cowl.
With the new Cobra closing in on 400 horsepower and the Camaro and Firebird bowing out, the Mustang's future looks as bright as the sun. Here's a face that is nothing if not familiar. I'm a baby-boomer, so love the Mustang's reputation, but am concerned about the possibility of serious e-brake problems, especially since we haven't gone through a winter with our 2002 convertible yet. It also gave a good account of itself in passing performance with the quickest time — 5. What's New for 2002 Lower-line V6 models get standard 16-inch alloy wheels and a new hood while losing the fake side scoops. Insult to injury, I was given a Saturn with crank windows as a loaner!! Cobras come with the kitchen sink. My 2000 mustang daily driver has over 165,000 and it feels like it is running as strong as it was when I got it 8 years ago.
The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. The Cobra, the newest Mustang in the corral, relies on its horsepower and torque to make an impression on those within and without the car, but it is not without its physical charms. Our inboxes are loaded with questions, insults, agreement, interesting stories, and, of course, incoherent babbling. Our Take on the 2002 Ford Mustang This is the last Pony standing in its field. Back seat is for children and packages, not adults.
The rakish lines that make the Dodge Intrepid so sexy look just as seductive on a smaller scale, if not more so. The biggest difference is in the raised hood required by the addition of the supercharger assembly under it. I decided to go backwards to a 2002 V6 that reminds me more of the days a person could work on a car. Very fun car to drive. How the Stratus would fare versus out-of-town competitors is a story for another day. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Standard equipment on all Mustangs includes air conditioning, power windows and door locks, tilt-steering column, a floor console, remote keyless entry system and interval windshield wipers.
Probably at our end, because try as we may, we find it impossible to embrace the notion that this car can satisfy the inner racer. As soon as the weather drops to freezing temperatures, the e-brake freezes up. Although two of the three the Mustang and the Stratus come with manual gearboxes as standard equipment, most owners prefer to leave the shifting to the car's engine-transmission management system. There is a serious problem with the paint on my vehicle. The trunk is small with an even smaller opening. Yes Review Date: 16th January, 2004 Faults: Purchased in February, brought it to the dealer in March. The front end features wraparound complex reflector headlamps with integrated side marker lamps, combined with a square-edged honeycomb grille and a chrome pony.
It can be ordered with traction control on all other Mustangs except base-level, manual-transmission coupes. Weatherstripping on windshield starting to come off already. The new calipers also contribute to greatly improved brake pedal feel, while the new master cylinder improves not only modulation but also the ratio of brake pedal travel to braking action. But since there's a 35th-Anniversary Camaro, it must be so. Yes Review Date: 27th January, 2004 Faults: My driver side window motor went shortly after purchasing the vehicle.
I traded my 1964 ford galxie 500 in great shape. The dealer told me that was the best they could do. With the new Cobra closing in on 400 horsepower and the Camaro and Firebird bowing out, the Mustang's future looks as bright as the sun. And since the Monte Carlo is automatic only, we specified automatics for all the players. When you buy something at this age remember it may need a couple things. Sure better off-road and in snow, though.
Faults: Passenger side window motor died at 18,000 miles. The car completely involves the driver, every day, on every road. Running horses embossed on the upper portions of the seat backrests recall the deluxe pony interior of the mid-Sixties. A squeak still persists when riding over bumps. My wife is mostly the driver. The center console was revised last year with improved cup holders and functionality.