The 2011 Ford Mustang GT comes with an all-new aluminum 5.0-liter V-8 engine, which used advanced technology to deliver 412 horsepower and fuel economy of 26 mpg highway.
Complementing those goals, a new six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, helping the Mustang GT give powerful launches while also delivering relaxed cruising with exceptional fuel economy.
The six-speed automatic transmission in the 2011 Ford Mustang GT will deliver fuel economy of 25 mpg highway and 18 city. This is up from 23 mpg highway and 17 city for the 2010 model. Six-speed manual transmission Mustang GT models for 2011 are projected to deliver 26 mpg highway and 17 city, matching the 2010 model but delivering significantly more horsepower and performance feel.
2011 Ford Mustang GT fuel economy is enabled by Ti-VCT, the six-speed transmissions in automatic or manual variation, EPAS, additional tire spats and a rear decklid seal to enhance aerodynamics.
The 2011 Ford Mustang GT features enhanced rear lower control arms to add stiffness, improve powertrain NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) control and sharpen handling. A stiffened rear stabilizer bar for better on-center steering is also included. Stabilizer bar diameters, spring rates and dampers all have been tuned for improved dynamics.