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Ford Mustang Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
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
flat med light 5 5 20 70 75 21.832
  flat med hvy 5 5 20 70 75 22.800
  flat med none 0 10 20 70 70 22.300
  mtns med none 0 20 5 75 70 23.000
  flat v.lt light 10 15 15 60 60 21.500
  flat med light 10 5 30 55 60 20.000
  flat lead light 20 40 20 20 60 17.200
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
flat med light 7 14 19 60 67 21.2  
  Averages flat med light 7 14 19 60 67 21.2
With the 435-horsepower 5.0L V8 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang fuel economy has been averaging 21.2 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 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (14 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.
 
Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 67 percent
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
mtns light none 0 5 5 90 65 22.500
  mtns med none 0 5 5 90 65 24.500
  flat light hvy 6 11 39 44 70 19.000
  flat light hvy 6 11 39 44 70 19.000
  hills light light 0 15 20 65 65 22.000
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.
 
Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent
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
flat light hvy 30 5 10 55 70 23.200
  flat light light 39 3 6 52 70 23.100
  flat light light 30 5 10 55 70 23.200
  hills med none 5 18 18 58 75 20.879
  flat v.lt hvy 25 20 40 15 65 18.700
  hills med light 5 20 25 50 75 20.943
  hills med light 15 15 40 30 70 19.919
  hills med none 5 20 40 35 75 20.786
  flat med none 0 0 30 70 70 25.800
  flat med none 30 30 10 30 60 16.100
  flat med none 0 0 30 70 70 23.700
  hills med none 5 15 40 40 75 21.121
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 16 13 25 47 70 21.5  
  Averages flat med light 16 13 25 47 70 21.5
With the 305-horsepower 3.7L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang gas mileage has been averaging 21.5 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 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (25 percent), in heavy traffic (16 percent), and in the city (13 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.
 
Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 22.4 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent
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 light 0 5 40 55 65 23.191
  flat lead hvy 15 25 45 15 80 18.800
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 23.820
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 23.730
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 24.847
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 18.164
  flat light hvy 0 5 75 20 65 23.318
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 21.102
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 22.931
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 20.199
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 21.255
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 20.820
  flat v.lt none 0 5 40 55 60 23.822
  flat light hvy 0 5 85 10 65 22.739
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 25.004
  flat light light 0 5 40 55 65 24.020
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed manual RWD
flat light light 1 6 59 33 66 22.4  
  Averages flat light light 1 6 59 33 66 22.4
With the 305-horsepower 3.7L V6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang fuel economy has been averaging 22.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 59 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (33 percent), in the city (6 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 only some of the time.
 
Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 19.9 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
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 19.800
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 65 18.000
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 75 18.900
  flat light hvy 1 10 50 39 75 18.900
  flat light none 2 1 5 92 60 24.000
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 turbocharged 310hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic 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.
 
Ford Mustang Ford Mustang 2010 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 16 percent
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 80 20 75 20.097
  hills med light 10 40 10 40 65 21.000
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 70 18.925
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 70 14.320
  flat light none 0 0 90 10 70 20.362
  flat med none 0 0 95 5 65 19.502
2010 2dr Convertible 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 2 7 76 16 69 19.0  
  Averages flat med none 2 7 76 16 69 19.0
With the turbocharged 310hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2010 Ford Mustang gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Ford Mustangs in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 76 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (16 percent), in the city (7 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 Gas Mileage of the 2010 Ford Mustang

2010 Ford Mustang Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 2dr Coupe 412-horsepower 5.0L V8
6-speed manual RWD
V8, 412hp, 26mpg. Who thought those three things would ever go together.
2010 2dr Coupe 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed 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
2009 2dr Coupe 300-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
For a 4.6L V8 using 87 octane, 20 city and 28 hwy is not bad.
2010 Ford Mustang Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 2dr Coupe 315-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
It flat out sucks.
2009 2dr Coupe 300-horsepower 4.6L V8
5-speed manual RWD
The GT/CS is surprisingly economical; GT500 is a profligate gas gobbler - but who really cares?
 

2010 Ford Mustang Gas Mileage (MPG)

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