2008 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe
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Engine

Gas V8

MPG (City/Highway)

15/23

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$31,065

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Summary

The 2008 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe is a powerful and fun-to-drive car that represents the essence of the American pony car. With its 300-hp V8 engine, the Mustang GT offers thrilling acceleration and cornering capabilities. The Mustang V6 Deluxe is also a solid performer with its 4.0-liter V6 engine. The 2008 Mustang Bullitt is a special edition model that pays homage to the famous chase scene in the movie starring Steve McQueen. It has been thoroughly re-engineered and offers a more sophisticated driving experience compared to the standard GT. Three Shelby models are also available, including the high-performance Shelby GT500KR coupe. Overall, the 2008 Mustang offers a modern take on the classic pony car with its retro-inspired styling and impressive performance.

2008 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe price

Base MSRP

$31,065

Delivery charges

$795

Invoice price

Total price

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
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Driver's

Passenger's

Overall Rollover Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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2008 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

60/60,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

60/60,000

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2008 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Parchment w/Fabric Sport Bucket Seats
Light Graphite w/Fabric Sport Bucket Seats
Dark Charcoal w/Fabric Sport Bucket Seats
Medium Parchment w/Aberdeen Embossed Leather Sport Bucket Seats
Light Graphite w/Aberdeen Embossed Leather Sport Bucket Seats...
Dark Charcoal w/Aberdeen Embossed Leather Sport Bucket Seats
Exterior Colors
Torch Red Clearcoat
Alloy Clearcoat Metallic
Vista Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Performance White Clearcoat
Windveil Blue Clearcoat Metallic...
Black Clearcoat
Dark Candy Apple Red Clearcoat
Silver Clearcoat Metallic
Vapor Clearcoat Metallic
Grabber Orange Clearcoat Metallic

Engine

Type Gas V8
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower (rpm) 5,750
Horsepower (hp) 300
Torque (rpm) 4,500
Torque Lb (ft) 320

Fuel

Tank Capacity (gal) 16
Tank Capacity (lit) 60.56

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 23
EPA Combined Economy 18
Cruising Range City (mi) 240
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 368

Transmission

Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 5
Description Manual
First Gear Ratio 3.38
Second Gear Ratio 2
Third Gear Ratio 1.32
Fourth Gear Ratio 1
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.68
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.31

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 4
Max Seating Capacity 4

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x -TBD-
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 188
Overall Width (in) 73.90
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 73.90
Overall Height (in) 188
Track Width Front (in) 62.30
Track Width Rear (in) 62.50
Wheelbase (in) 107.10

Interior dimensions

Trunk Volume (cu.ft) 9.70
Front Head Room (in) 38.80
Rear Head Room (in) 36.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.40
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 45
Front Hip Room (in) 53.60
Rear Hip Room (in) 45.20
Front Leg Room (in) 42.70
Rear Leg Room (in) 30.30

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,601

Steering

Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 15.70
Turns To Turns Ratio 2.83
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 37.70
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 18.85

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 100
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 1,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 100
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 1,000

Braking

Type Pwr
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12.40
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 1.18
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 11.80
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.75

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/55ZR17
Rear Tire Size P235/55ZR17
Spare Tire Size T185/60R17
Spare Tire Size T185/60R17
Type Performance

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson Strut
Front Type Extended w/Coil Springs
Rear Type 3-Link/Panhard Rod
Rear Type Extended w/Coil Springs

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 02/16/2021

    Campaign ID; 21E013000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Air Bag Inflator And/Or Module Replacement Service Parts That May Have Been Used As Part Of A Collision Repair. The Parts Include Certain Driver-Side Air Bag Inflators And/Or Modules, Designed To Fit 2005-2014 Ford Mustang And Mustang Gt500. It Also Includes Certain Passenger-Side Air Bag Inflators And/Or Modules Designed To Fit 2005-2014 Ford Mustang, 2010-2012 Lincoln Mkz, 2010-2012 Ford Fusion, 2010-2011 Mercury Milan, 2007-2011 Ford Ranger, And 2007-2010 Lincoln Mkx Vehicles. Please See Ford'S Recall Report For The Specific Part Numbers. These Parts May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, Temperature And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Frontal Air Bag, An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Dealers That Purchased The Affected Parts, And Dealers Will Provide Replacement Parts To Purchasers, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 18, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S05.

  • Recall Date 02/16/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V081000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2005-2014 Mustang, 2004-2011 Ranger, 2009-2011 Mercury Milan, 2006 Ford Gt, 2008-2012 Fusion, 2007-2010 Edge And Lincoln Mkx, And 2009-2010 Lincoln Mkz Vehicles. These Vehicles May Be Equipped With A Driver Or Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Used As A Replacement Service Part, That May Explode Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To High Absolute Humidity, Temperature And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Frontal Air Bag, An Inflator Explosion May Result In Sharp Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Driver And Passenger Air Bag Module, And Replace Either The Module Or The Inflator, If Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began March 17, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S05.

  • Recall Date 01/10/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V024000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2012 Ford Fusion And Mustang And Lincoln Zephyr And Mkz Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, The Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), And The U.S. Virgin Islands, Or "Zone A." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion And Mustang, Lincoln Mkx, Mkz And Zephyr And Mercury Milan Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia And West Virginia, Or "Zone B." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Or "Zone B" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge And Lincoln Mkx, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr And Mkz, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang And 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In The States Of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin And Wyoming. These Vehicles Are Equipped With Certain Air Bag Inflators Assembled As Part Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Modules Used As Original Equipment Or Replacement Equipment. In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag, These Inflators May Rupture Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To Absolute Humidity And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    An Inflator Rupture May Result In Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. Interim Letters Informing Owners Of The Recall And That Parts Are Not Yet Available Began Mailing March 1, 2017. Owners Will Receive A Second Notice When Remedy Parts Become Available. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S01.

  • Recall Date 05/31/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V384000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger Vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And Lincoln Zephyr/Mkz Vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln Mkx Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles, And 2005-2011 Ford Mustang Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, The Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), And The U.S. Virgin Islands, Or "Zone A." Additionally, Unless Included In "Zone A" Above, Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge And Lincoln Mkx Vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And Lincoln Zephyr/Mkz Vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford Gt Vehicles And 2005-2008 Ford Mustang Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, And West Virginia, Or "Zone B." Any Vehicle Not Included In "Zone A", Or "Zone B" Is Not Included In The Safety Recall. These Vehicles Are Equipped With Certain Air Bag Inflators Assembled As Part Of The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Modules, And Used As Original Equipment Or Replacement Equipment. In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Front Air Bags, These Inflators May Rupture Due To Propellant Degradation Occurring After Long-Term Exposure To Absolute Humidity And Temperature Cycling.

    Recall Consequences

    An Inflator Rupture May Result In Metal Fragments Striking The Vehicle Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. Ford Mailed Interim Letters Informing Owners That Parts Are Not Yet Available On July 15, 2016. Owners Will Receive A Second Notice When Remedy Parts Become Available. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S01.

  • Recall Date 05/28/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V319000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2005-2014 Mustang Vehicles Manufactured April 6, 2004, To June 21, 2014, And 2005-2006 Gt Vehicles Manufactured February 20, 2004, To September 22, 2006. The Affected Vehicles Are Equipped With A Dual-Stage Driver Frontal Air Bag That May Be Susceptible To Moisture Intrusion Which, Over Time, Could Cause The Inflator To Rupture.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash Necessitating Deployment Of The Driver'S Frontal Air Bag, The Inflator Could Rupture With Metal Fragments Striking The Driver Or Other Occupants Resulting In Serious Injury Or Death.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Front Driver Side Air Bag Inflator, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On June 10, 2016. Even If Interim Repairs Were Performed Under Safety Recall 14V-802, Owners Must Bring Their Vehicles In For The Final Remedy. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S21. Note: This Recall Supersedes Safety Recall 14V-802.

  • Recall Date 05/11/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E025000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Dope, Inc. Is Recalling 42,540 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dope, Inc. Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On July 28, 2009. Owners May Contact Dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798.

  • Recall Date 04/07/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E012000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Sabersport Is Recalling 16,270 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Sabersport Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On May 11, 2009. Owners May Contact Sabersport At 1-909-598-7589.

  • Recall Date 02/25/2008

    Campaign ID; 08V082000

    Component Air Bags

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling 434,593 My 2008 Mustang Vehicles For Failing To Comply With One Of The Neck Injury Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection," For An Unbelted 5Th Percentile Female Sitting In The Passenger Seat While It Is In The Full Forward Position.

    Recall Consequences

    During An Air Bag Deployment, If A Small Female In The Front Passenger Seat Is Not Wearing The Safety Belt, And Has The Seat In The Full Forward Position, There May Be An Increased Potential For A Neck Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Reprogram The Restraint Control Module Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On March 3, 2008. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332 Or Through Email To Www.Ownerconnection.Com.

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