When the sixth generation of the Ford Mustang got launched for 2019 model year, both car enthusiasts and critics couldn’t wait any longer to know the in and out of it. People who got the chance to test drive this new convertible from Ford and I was one of those fortunate who could experience the same at the best Ford dealer near me. And we were all praise of its strength and power that was coming from both the engine options, the four-cylinder and the V8, its refined ride quality and the lowest of noise levels, while many noticed and appreciated the cabin that perfectly blends the modern technological conveniences with the classic retro style.
What Got Improved for the 2019 Edition
For the 2019 edition, Ford has brought back its Mustang Convertible with the Bullitt trim level that already had an iconic reputation, revised the availability options for most of its existing features along with the California Special package made available for the GT Premium trim level model.
Trim Levels and Associated Packages
The 2019 Ford Mustang is available in trim levels EcoBoost, EcoBoost Premium, GT, GT Premium and Bullitt for coupe body styles and Convertibles except for the GT and Bullitt trims.
The Mustang EcoBoost trim runs on a 2.3-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that is paired either with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional 10-speed automatic transmission to make 310 of horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The EcoBoost trim is equipped with some smart technologies like limited-slip rear differential, an electronic line-lock to facilitate the burnouts and a launch control to maneuver the vehicle better than many of its competitors.
Other features include 17-inch wheels, keyless entry and ignition, rearview mirror with auto-dimming functionality, cloth seats and a 4.2-inch center display screen, Bluetooth and two USB ports for connectivity, a rearview camera, and a six-speaker sound system.
On the other hand the EcoBoost Premium trim continues with the same set of hardware but receives 18-inch wheels, revised cabin trim with leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, nine-speaker audio system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and an 8-inch touchscreen loaded with the Sync 3 infotainment system.
The GT trims climb higher up the performance game of the Ford Mustang. Moving on 18-inch wheels, it has a 5.0-liter V8 engine to create a 460 of hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, with rear parking sensors and power-adjustable front seats.
Expert Opinions on the 2019 Ford Mustang Convertible
When we spoke to the experts at a Ford dealer serving Temecula, they all shared the same opinion that every trim of the 2019 Ford Mustang has their own share of value when it comes to weigh them as per utility and luxury vehicles. Whether you have chosen the Mustang GT Premium Convertible, or the EcoBoost, the Mustang remains to be a robust performer especially when driven with the 460-hp making V8 engine under the hood. It is a useful vehicle for day-to-day commutes that is made available at a reasonable price with enough elasticity of choosing the standard and optional features.