Classic muscle car styling meets modern tech.
Whether you enjoy cruising with the top down or the performance of a fastback, the 2020 Ford Mustang delivers. Get all the classic muscle-car styling and sound combined with some of today's latest technology.
While we do not currently have many 2020 Ford Mustangs on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2020 model, consider prior model years of the Ford Mustang with similar features.
Below are average prices of prior model year Ford Mustangs:1
- 2015 — Average prices less than $21,0001
- 2016 — Average prices less than $22,5001
- 2017 — Average prices less than $24,0001
- 2018 — Average prices less than $25,0001
- 2019 — Average prices less than $28,5001
Here's what you'll learn in this 2020 Ford Mustang review:
- Key Specs & Features
- 5 Reasons to Buy
- What You Need to Know
- Similar Vehicles
- The Bottom Line
Key Specs and Features
- The 2020 Ford Mustang with a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine and the 10-speed automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 25 mpg combined.2
- The 2020 Ford Mustang Fastback has 13.5 cu-ft of cargo space.
- The 2020 Ford Mustang Convertible has 11.4 cu-ft of cargo space.
- There are four seats in the 2020 Ford Mustang.
The 2020 Ford Mustang is available with one of these six engine options:
- A turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine is making 310 hp.
- A high-output, turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine making 330 hp.
- A 460-hp, 5.0L V8 engine.
- The 2020 Ford Mustang Bullit features a 480-hp 5.0L V8 engine.
- The 2020 Ford Mustang GT350 features a 526-hp 5.0L V8 engine.
- Get a 760-hp 5.0L V8 engine in the 2020 Ford Mustang GT500.
- Standard Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® capability
- An eight-inch touchscreen with navigation and Bluetooth® connectivity
- Available Adaptive Cruise control
- Mustang Track Apps
- A 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot3
The 2020 Ford Mustang has a strong sales history at CarMax. It has been featured in these ranking lists:
- 2nd — Best Muscle Cars (2020)
- 1st — Best Sports Cars (2020)
- 1st — Best Affordable Sports Cars (2020)
- 1st — Best Coupe Cars (2020)
- 1st — Best Manual Transmission Cars (2020)
Reasons To Buy
1. Mustang Track Apps
You don't need to rely on extra hardware and third-party apps for your track data anymore. The 2020 Ford Mustang has an available suite of tools to track the crucial times and data you need to lower track times or shave milliseconds off your quarter-mile times. Focus on driving instead of a stopwatch by using the built-in Lap Timer. Measure your quarter-mile speed with the app when you’re on the go!
2. Classic Muscle Car Look and Feel
Are you looking for a taste of nostalgia while taking advantage of the decades of advancements? The 2020 Ford Mustang is a textbook muscle car. It's available as a two-door, rear-wheel-drive fastback or convertible. A powerful engine up front and smoking wheels at the back is a recipe for fun that is time-proven. While it looks and feels like a throwback, the 2020 Ford Mustang is still a capable and modern road machine.
3. Modern Driver Assists
While the 2020 Ford Mustang may have kept that classic shape, it has some of the most current available driver assists. Included in the Ford driver-assist package is forward pre-collision braking assist. The package also adds adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, rain-sensing wipers, and automatic high beams. Standard on the EcoBoost® Premium and GT Premium is blind-spot monitoring. A rearview camera is standard on all 2020 Ford Mustangs.
4. Exciting Power
There is an engine for everybody available on the 2020 Ford Mustang. Even the base-model turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder is no slouch, making an impressive 310 hp. The GT350 and GT500 trim set the pace for performance and hp, featuring a 526-hp and 760-hp 5.0L V8 engine. A six-speed manual is standard on all 2020 Ford Mustangs, except the GT500, in case you're looking for a car that gives you full control.
5. An Interior with Style
You don't have to know the Mustang style to understand that the 2020 Ford Mustang interior is stylish. There's up to 13.5 cu-ft of trunk space for your stuff. The six-speed manual shifter and control buttons blend modern and vintage design. Large, comfortable front seats feature accent stitching and have a great ergonomic feel. The cabin is filled with impressive sound thanks to an available 12-speaker B&O® sound system.
What You Need To Know
- EcoBoost: The standard trim includes a six-speed manual transmission, 17-inch aluminum wheels, a 4.2-inch touchscreen, a six-speaker audio system, and more.
- EcoBoost Premium: Adds an eight-inch touchscreen, toggle-switch drive mode, a reverse sensing system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and more.
- GT: Includes a six-speed manual dual clutch transmission, a reverse sensing system, power front seats, a 4.3-inch touchscreen, dual exhaust, and more.
- GT Premium: Adds heated and cooled front seats, drive-mode selection, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more
- Bullitt: Includes select GT Premium features and adds black NitroPlate™ exhaust tips, a unique BULLITT appearance kit, leather seating, heated steering wheel, and more.
- GT350: Includes select GT Premium features and adds RICARDO® racing seats, a nine-speaker sound system, custom Shelby® appearance kit, and more.
- GT500: Adds to the GT350 by including a remote start system, a Shelby exclusive instrument panel, 20-inch alloy wheels, and more.
- Dark Highland Green (Bullitt)
- Ford Performance Blue (GT350, GT500)
- Grabber Lime
- Iconic Silver
- Kona Blue
- Oxford White
- Race Red
- Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
- Shadow Black
- Twister Orange Metallic Tinted Tri-Coat
- Velocity Blue
- 13.5 cu-ft of trunk space in the fastback, or 11.4 cu-ft in the convertible.
- Four passengers of seating.
- Leather seating in Bullitt, GT350, and GT500 models.
- Racing front seats in are standard in Bullitt, GT350, and GT500 trims.
- Front-driver and passenger-center cup holders.
Average CarMax Prices
The 2020 Ford Mustang is a newer model year, and we currently have a limited number in our inventory. See below for average CarMax prices for previous model years of the Ford Mustang.1
Similar Model Years
If you like the 2020 Ford Mustang, check out some of the previous model years of this vehicle with similar features:
NHTSA Safety Ratings – 2020 Ford Mustang
The 2020 Ford Mustang received overall 5/5 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Click here to look up a specific vehicle.
If you're interested in the 2020 Ford Mustang, you should check out these similar vehicles from previous model years.
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Standard 2017–2019 Dodge Charger features include:
- Dual exhaust with chrome tips
- LED daytime running lights
- Power windows and door locks
- Dual-zone manual air conditioning
- A five-inch touchscreen
The 2017–2019 Dodge Challenger is an homage to the age of muscle cars. Styling inside and out has been lifted straight from the magazine pages of the '60s and '70s. What isn't from history is the modern engines, including a whopping 707-hp supercharged 6.2L V8 HEMI® engine. Get track-ready with the 2017–2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat's onboard telemetry apps. or crank your favorite tunes with the available Harmon Kardon® sound system.
The base model features on a 2017–2019 Dodge Challenger include:
- LED interior lights
- Projector-style halogen headlight with LED daytime lights
- A five-inch touchscreen
- Bluetooth audio streaming
- Push-button start
You don't need to sacrifice hp to have excellent fuel economy, and the 2017–2019 Chevrolet Camaro is hard-metal proof. When equipped with a base-model turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission, you can expect an ETA-estimated 25 mpg combined fuel economy.2 At 296 hp, it can hustle zero to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds (according to the manufacturer, when new). Modern connectivity with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is available, too.
You'll find the following standard equipment on the 2017–2019 Chevrolet Camaro:
- A six-speed manual transmission
- Power front seats
- A seven-inch touchscreen
- USB charge ports and an OnStar® 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot4
- A rearview camera
The Bottom Line
Whether you're looking for a car with exciting driving dynamics, classic muscle car styling, and modern technology, the 2020 Ford Mustang is something you need to check out. It blends heritage and current innovation seamlessly. Create new memories wherever you go in the 2020 Ford Mustang.
Want to learn more? Check out these additional resources:
- Best Muscle Cars
- Best Sports Cars
- Best Affordable Sports Cars
- Best Coupe Cars
- Best Manual Transmission Cars
1Based on prices on carmax.com in December, 2019. Actual prices may vary based on your selected model year, features and trim packages. Prices do not include taxes, tags, titles, and any applicable fees.
2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov.
3Wi-Fi hotspots require a data plan to activate and may also require a compatible device. See the owner's manual or manufacturer website for more information.
4OnStar features require activation and most require a paid OnStar plan to use. Wi-Fi hotspot functionality may also require an additional data plan. Limitations and restrictions apply. See onstar.com for more information.
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