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2018 Ford Mustang Engine and Powertrain Comparison

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

The world’s best-selling sports coupe is back and better than ever, and we can’t wait to have it right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. That’s right, the arrival of the 2018 Ford Mustang is almost upon us, which means you’ll soon be able to get behind the wheel of the most advanced Mustang ever. But, in order to make sure you’re ready for the arrival of the new Ford Mustang, you need to make sure you know which new engine you’re going to pick. In addition to new shock absorbers, a new cross-axis joint in the rear suspension and innovative new stabilizer bars, the 2018 Mustang features the choice between two engines. Find out which is right for you in this 2018 Ford Mustang engine and powertrain comparison.

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Comparing the Engine Options of the 2018 Ford Mustang

The 2018 Ford Mustang comes standard with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, which provides more power and better fuel efficiency than the outgoing 3.7-liter V6 engine, which was standard on the 2017 Mustang. The 2017 Ford Mustang also offered the 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine, which pumped out 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque for that model. The 2018 version of the engine should provide the same power, if not even more. The 2018 Ford Mustang also offers an available 5.0-liter V8 engine, which pumped out 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque on the 2017 model.

Additional 2018 Ford Mustang Powertrain Features

New for the 2018 Ford Mustang is an available 10-speed automatic transmission. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the new Ford Mustang, and has been fully upgraded for optimal torque. The new MagneRide damper technology is also available thanks to the Mustang Performance Package, and completely optimizes the 2018 Mustang’s handling in all situations and conditions.

If you’d like to know more about the 2018 Mustang or any of our other new Ford models, please feel free to reach out to our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL. You can also check out our Ford Model Research Page.

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