For its 50th year of production, the 2014 Ford Mustang continues to deliver performance, style, substance, technology and driver tools. The first Ford Mustang was unveiled on April 17, 1964 and became one of the great American icons. This muscle car has a strong personality and continues to offer style, thrills and value. The 2014 Mustang offers strong V6 and V8 engines, capables handling and ample performance enhancements. The Mustang competes with the Chevrolet Camaro, Hyundai Genesis coupe and Dodge Challenger.
The 2014 Ford Mustang is available as a coupe or convertible and it is offered in five trim levels: V6, V6 Premium, GT, GT Premium and Shelby GT500. The Mustang Boss 302 is no longer available. The Mustang V6 model comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, xenon headlights, integrated blind-spot mirrors, air conditioning, a tilt-only leather-wrapped steering wheel, a limited-slip rear differential, stainless steel dual exhaust, Bluetooth connectivity and a four-speaker audio system.
The V6 Premium adds leather upholstery, upgraded 17-inch wheels, Ford’s Sync voice activation system, color-adjustable gauges and ambient lighting, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a premium 8-speaker sound system. Options for the V6 Premium include 18-inch wheels, foglamps and various unique exterior styling enhancements.
The Mustang GT adds 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglamps and a rear spoiler. The GT Premium is identical to the V6 Premium with 18-inch alloy wheels and all options. Brembo brakes and a Torsen limited-slip differential are available for GT models. Other options available for all models, include heated mirrors, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control and sporty Recaro front seats.
The Mustang Shelby GT500 is a high-performance model that comes standard with 19-inch front and 20-inch rear alloy wheels, foglights, xenon headlights, leather upholstery with faux-suede trim, full power accessories, a six-way power driver seat, cruise control, heated front seats and an 8-speaker premium audio system. A navigation system, Recaro sport seats, dual-zone automatic climate control and upgraded springs and stabilizer bars, are all available as options.
The V6 models are powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 305 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, while a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission is optional.
GT models use a 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 420 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque, with the same transmission selection such as V6 models. The high-performance Mustang Shelby is powered by a 5.8-liter supercharged intercooled V8 engine that produces 662 hp and 631 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission.
The Car Connection says about 2014 Ford Mustang:
The 2014 Ford Mustang delivers some of the best performance-car bang for the buck, all with a level of sophistication that’s surprising given the brash sound and classic looks.
The 2013 Ford Fiesta is a subcompact, five-passenger, front-wheel drive car that offers styling, comfort and luxury features, a great fuel economy ratings, a smooth manual transmission, comfortable front seats and an interior with high-quality materials.
The 2013 Ford Fiesta is available in hatchback and four-door sedan body style, each of them offered in S, SE and Titanium trim levels. The 2013 Ford Fiesta base S comes standard with 15-inch steel wheels, air-conditioning, cloth upholstery, power locks and mirrors, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a driver’s-seat armrest, 60/40 split fold down rear seatback and a 4-speaker audio system with an auxiliary jack. The Convenience package is available and adds a CD player and keyless entry.
The 2013 Fiesta SE adds to the S with the Convenience package, a rear wiper (for hatchback), power windows, heated mirrors, cruise control, upgraded cloth upholstery, a trip computer and a 6-speaker sound system with iPod/USB interface, voice controls and Bluetooth phone connectivity. The Moon & Mood package is available and adds ambient lighting, a sunroof, a leather shift knobs and satellite radio. The Appearance package adds to the SE, 15-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler (for sedan), LED running lights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Also available as option are the heated front seats.
The 2013 Ford Fiesta Titanium adds to the Fiesta SE with the Appearance package, the 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless ignition, keyless entry, chrome exterior trim, heated front seats, leather upholstery and auto-dimming rearview mirror. A sunroof is available as a stand-alone option.
The 2013 Ford Fiesta is powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder 16-valve Duratec engine that produces 120 hp and 112 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired standard with a 5-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic PowerShift transmission is optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 29 mpg city and 39 mpg highway.
Safety features of 2013 Ford Fiesta include antilock brakes, traction control, stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, driver knee airbag and an integrated blind-spot mirror.
The edmunds.com website says about Ford Fiesta:
The 2013 Ford Fiesta gives economy car shoppers reason to celebrate with its fun-to-drive personality, nicely trimmed cabin, tight build quality and unexpected features.
The 2013 Ford Edge is a five-passenger crossover SUV that offers an attractive exterior, high-quality cabin materials, abundand features, comfortable ride and great fuel economy. The Ford Edge competes on the market with Nissan Murano, Mazda CX-9, Dodge Journey and Toyota Highlander.
The 2013 Ford Edge is offered in four trim levels: SE, SEL, Limited and Sport. The base SE comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheels, cruise control, a trip computer, air conditioning and a six-speaker sound system with single-CD player and an auxiliary audio jack. The Convenience package adds an auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic headlights and rear parking sensors. Also optional is the Sync voice-command interface, that includes Bluetooth connectivity and iPod/USB interface.
The Ford Edge SEL adds 18-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, exterior keypad entry, an eight-way power driver seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The leather upholstery, heated front seats and a rearview camera are optional for this model. Also optional is the MyFord Touch system, that is an interface with three display screens (a large central touchscreen and two secondary screens in the gauge cluster) and with the ability to input commands for various phone, audio and navigation functions via touch controls or voice.
The 2013 Ford Edge Limited comes with the above equipment and adds 18-inch chrome wheels, heated mirrors and a 12-speaker Sony audio system. The options include 20-inch wheels, xenon headlamps, keyless ignition, keyless entry and an adaptive cruise control.
The 2013 Edge Sport comes with all standard and optional equipment of the Edge SEL and adds a more powerful engine, a sport-tuned suspension, the Sony audio system and 22-inch wheels.
The 2013 Ford Edge SE, SEL and Limited come standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 285 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. Optional is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine that produces 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission are standard. All-wheel drive is optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 19 mpg city/ 27 mpg highway for V6 engine and 21 mpg city/ 30 mpg highway for EcoBoost.
The Ford Edge Sport comes with a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 305 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles is standard. Front-wheel drive also is standard, while all-wheel drive is optional.
Safety features include antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and collision warning system.
On the 2013 Ford Edge review, thecarconnection.com website says about this SUV:
With just a touch-up or two to its list of features, the Ford Edge returns for the 2013 model year as one of the more spacious five-seat crossovers on the market, with one of the more fuel-conscious powertrains offered in its class, and some of the heaviest-hitting luxury and technology features of any crossover vehicle.
The Fusion is one of the best selling cars of Ford lineup. The 2013 Ford Fusion is a midsize sedan that now is fully redesigned. The highlights of 2013 Ford Fusion include the addition of the MyFord Touch interface, improved fuel economy and more dramatic styling. A Fusion Hybrid model is also available now. The 2013 Ford Fusion competes with Nissan Altima, Kia Optima and Honda Accord.
The new 2013 Ford Fusion is available in three trim levels: S, SE and Titanium ( the SE Hybrid is considered distinct model). The 2013 Fusion S comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, automatic headlights, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, keyless entry, air-conditioning, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, a trip computer and a four-speaker sound system.
The 2013 Fusion SE adds 17-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, exterior keypad entry, a rear fold-down armrest, an eight-way power driver seat and an enhanced audio interface. For Fusion SE are also available additional optional equipments. The Appearance package adds 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, a rear spoiler and leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Luxury package adds seat memory settings, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated front seats and leather upholstery. The Technology package adds dual-zone automatic climate control, the MyFord Touch interface, an SD card reader, two USB ports and a rearview camera.
The Fusion Titanium comes with 18-inch wheels, keyless ignition, keyless entry, sport-tuned suspension, auto-dimming side mirrors, sport front seats, rear parking sensors, a premium 12-speaker Sony sound system and the contents of the SE’s Luxury and Technology packages as standard.
The 2013 For Fusion S and SE comes standard with a 2.5-liter Duratec 16V four-cylinder engine that produces 175 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard. There are two additional engine options for the Ford Fusion SE. The first is a turbocharged 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine that produces 178 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The second engine available is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost that generates 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The six-speed automatic is standard and a six-speed manual tranmission is optional for the 1.6-liter engine. The 2013 Ford Fusion Titanium comes standard with the 2.0-liter engine and automatic transmission. Only for the Titanium, the all-wheel drive is optional.
The 2013 Ford Fusion comes standard with front and side airbags, dual knee airbags, antilock brakes, electronic stability system, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning.
The 2012 Ford Fusion is a five-passenger midsize sedan that offers style and a first-class driving experience. The 2012 Ford Fusion competes with Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Chevrolet Malibu and Hyundai Sonata.
The 2012 Ford Fusion comes in S, SE, SEL, Sport and Hybrid trim levels. The 2012 Fusion base S comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, full power accesories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air conditioning, cruise control, a 60/40 split-folding seat, a trip computer and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player.
The 2012 Fusion SE adds 17-inch alloy wheels, an eight-way power driver seat, automatic headlamps, foglamps, and a six-speaker audio system with steering wheel controls. The 2012 Fusion SEL adds heated mirrors, a security cod keyless entry pad, automatic dual-zone climate control, heated front seats and leather upholstery. The 2012 Ford Fusion Sport gains a 18-inch wheels, sport-tuned steering, sport-tuned suspension, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a V6 engine.
The Luxury package adds to the Fusion SEL an extra chrome exterior trim, unique interior trim, aluminum sport pedals and upgraded leather upholstery. The Monochrome Appearance packa ge is available on 2012 Fusion SE and SEL and includes a body-colored grille, a sport-tuned suspension and a rear spoiler. The Moon&Tune package is available on Fusion SE and SEL and includes a sunroof and a 12-speaker Sony audio system. A navigation system is optional for all 2012 Fusion models and includes HD radio and Sirius Travel Link. A rearview camera, automatic wipers and rear parking sensor are also available for all models.
The 2012 Ford Fusion comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 175 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The S trim comes with a six-speed manual transmission while the other models come standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy for 2012 Ford Fusion with 2.5-liter engine and six-speed automatic is 23 mpg city/ 33 mpg highway.
Optional on the 2012 Ford Fusion SE and SEL is a 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 240 hp and 228 lb-ft of torque. For this engine, an all-wheel drive is an option. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 20 mpg city/ 28 mpg highway.
The 2012 Ford Fusion Sport comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 263 hp and 249 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is an option. Epa-estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg city/ 27 mpg highway.
All 2012 Ford Fusion models come standard with traction control, stability control, antilock disc brakes, front side airbags and side curtain airbags.