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2010 Ford Mustang Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Mustang's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Ford Mustang Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
mtns med none 0 20 5 75 70 23.0
  flat v.lt light 10 15 15 60 60 21.5
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 70 22.3
  flat med hvy 5 5 20 70 75 22.8
  flat lead light 20 40 20 20 60 17.2
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
flat med light 7 18 16 59 67 21.4  
  Averages flat med light 7 18 16 59 67 21.4
With the 420-horsepower 5.0L V8 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang fuel economy has been averaging 21.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 59 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (18 percent), in the suburbs (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light light 0 15 20 65 65 22.0
  flat light hvy 6 11 39 44 70 19.0
  flat light hvy 6 11 39 44 70 19.0
  mtns light none 0 5 5 90 65 22.5
  mtns med none 0 5 5 90 65 24.5
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
hills light light 2 9 22 67 67 21.4  
  Averages hills light light 2 9 22 67 67 21.4
With the 412-horsepower 5.0L V8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2010 Ford Mustang has been averaging 21.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in the city (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed manual RWD
flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 20.2
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 20.8
  flat light hvy 0 5 75 20 65 23.3
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 22.7
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 21.3
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed manual RWD
flat light hvy 0 5 83 12 65 21.7  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 5 83 12 65 21.7
With the 305-horsepower 3.7L V6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang gas mileage has been averaging 21.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 83 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (12 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
hills med none 5 18 18 58 75 20.9
  flat med none 0 0 30 70 70 23.7
  flat v.lt hvy 25 20 40 15 65 18.7
  flat light hvy 30 5 10 55 70 23.2
  flat light light 30 5 10 55 70 23.2
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 18 10 22 51 70 21.9  
  Averages flat light light 18 10 22 51 70 21.9
With the 305-horsepower 3.7L V6 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang fuel economy has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 51 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (22 percent), in heavy traffic (18 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Convertible 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 75 18.9
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 75 18.9
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 75 19.8
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 65 18.0
  flat light none 2 1 5 92 60 24.0
2010 2dr Convertible 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 1 8 41 50 70 19.9  
  Averages flat light hvy 1 8 41 50 70 19.9
With the 420-horsepower 5.0L V8 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2010 Ford Mustang has been averaging 19.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (41 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Convertible 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 0 95 5 65 19.5
  hills med light 10 40 10 40 65 21.0
  flat med none 0 0 80 20 75 20.1
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 70 14.3
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 70 18.9
2010 2dr Convertible 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 2 8 73 17 69 18.8  
  Averages flat med none 2 8 73 17 69 18.8
With the 420-horsepower 5.0L V8 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang gas mileage has been averaging 18.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 73 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (17 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Ford Mustang in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real 2010 Ford Mustang MPG

2010 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2010 2dr Coupe 305-hp 3.7L V6 6-sp manual RWD The 698 was a HP390, and got abou 9mph. I oped for the 6 because it has all the power I need and gets real world fuel economy equal to my Escapes. I consistantly get 23 plus in mixed driving
2010 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2010 2dr Coupe 420-hp 5.0L V8 6-sp manual RWD It flat out sucks.