If you can't seem to get the content into the title of your post then simply comment on it after posting. If you wantto know what you car gets, fill your tank to one auto-click fulland reset your trip odometer. I am driving it pretty nice and try to keep the rpm's around 1500-2500 under normal driving conditions. Weight is one of, if not the biggest, cause for loss of kinetic energy in your car. If you're on the highway drive at 65mph. But like i said other than the exaust and different rear bumper thats it.
At 65 mph I get 28 on the highway. Interior Features The Mustang has good, reclining bucket seats with plenty of travel. Did I mention that I love this car? Photos uploaded without any context will be removed. While we truly believe that the Mustang is and will always be the greatest pony car, this is no excuse to ignore Rule 1 and bash someone else's choice. On the last real long drive that I did with the thing I averaged 26 mpg actually recorded some runs of up to 28 mpg but over the trip it was 26. Anyhow msn autos says i should be getting 20city and 29mpg freeway.
Mine didn't throw a code -- just warped the front rotors and created a lot of obvious drag. So i'm not getting the full mpg potential. Keep low rpms and let the car cruise in neutral when possible. Anti-lock braking, like traction control, is standard on the Cobra. So if you did a lot of city driving before hand that could be the case, but it still seems pretty low for city + highway. All are welcome, regardless of year or engine size! My average since resetting the fuel economy meter has me at about 19. Sonic Blue was introduced in 2002.
I'm certain some of it was my driving style : Still, when I would hyper-mile the thing the best I could do was somewhere around 22 highway. I would not recommend this as a daily driver but it makes a hell of weekend and evening toy. Hi folks, i just bought a 2001 Ford Mustang bas model, the previous owner put on the V8 dual exaust and it sounds pretty good. The clean air that naturally comes in forms a symbiotic relationship with your gasoline. For improvements though: Driving style: first of all as others have said, drive with a light foot and accelerate slowly.
Additionally, if you spend a lot of time on dusty or heavily polluted roads, your air filters will require more attention than others. So if you did a lot of city driving before hand that could be the case, but it still seems pretty low for city + highway. A black semi-hard boot protects the top and provides a slick top-down appearance. I just had the car jacked up last weekend to replace the back up light switch and i did notice some damage on one of the cats. Definitely the car ran better. An interior overhead storage net has been added to all coupes. But beyond those, is there anything else I can do? Safety and Security The 2002 Mustang features front outboard restraints, with pretensioners to tighten the safety belts in the first moments of a crash, and energy management retractors that gradually slacken the safety belt if necessary to reduce the force of the belt on the occupant's chest.
At every opportunity I took my foot off the gas and would coast. These are our top tips for getting the most mpg out of your Mustang. Tell us where you spotted it. We used to own a 95 taurus with a 3. The next day was only 22 mpg because of traffic. Additionally, when filling your car up with gas, try to shy away from discount brand fuel.
Tricolor front fender badges recall the good old days, as does the prominent but non-functional hood scoop. If you love Ford Mustangs this is the place for you. I've upgraded the air filter, my tires are at the right pressure, etc. It takes some work to do this, and I definitely don't want to drive it like this all the time, it's just nice to know it's possible. What do you normally get with your 01 V6? Drive it about the opposite of how you want to drive it, and you'll probably get the best milage you can, but it won't be much better than what you get driving like you probably do now. The traditional chromed pony and corral emblem adorns the grille, while the vertical tail lamps feature the signature tri-bar design. This is a 6spd by the way.
Each year brings new surprises and delights to about 200,000 new owners. Having the Cobra along just makes a great product line even better. If your engine is noticeably out of tune or if you are worried about failing an emissions test, it would be wise to address these issues sooner rather than later. The filters screen the incoming oxygen that your car intakes and makes sure that it does not contain any debris, such as dust, pollen, or other forms of pollution. This community is about a common love for Mustangs, regardless of the number of cylinders they have or the appearance mods their owners have installed.