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Pros and Cons on a 05+ V6

Discussion in '2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech' started by stangman232v6, Sep 16, 2006.

  1. stangman232v6

    stangman232v6 PopsRacing

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    Hey Everyone,
    Im looking at a 2006 Mustang V6. what are your pros and cons on the 05+?
     
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    pro cons

    its brand new doesnt look as good as pre05
    has warranty you can get a pre05 gt with same money
     
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    MustangPython Chevy Guy

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    Pro's
    Engine responds well to upgrades.
    Nice interior with more room
    lots of trunk space
    handles great
    Easy to install upgrades
    LOTS of room for header swaps

    Cons
    Exterior could use some spice,flare, etc. (too bland)
    Upgrade parts are very expensive
     
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    tedness Mellow Yellow

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    x2. if you want speed over warranty and 'new car smell' get a 99-04 GT.
     
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    Vash 3.8= drama for your momma

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    more like pre05 mach 1 or cobra
     
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    I heard the Throttle Respond and feel on the 05+ sucks.
     
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    intermision I'm a Pirate!!! ARRRRRR

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    I don't like the idea of throttle by wire.
     
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    From your avatar, I'm guessing you drive a pre99 V6.

    In this case, the only con I imagine would be the exterior. I don't like how 05+ body styles look. BUT, other than that, everything about the new car will be better than your current one. Performance, handling, build quality, interior, etc etc etc...

    The other con would be paying for it. :uhh: :crazy:
     
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    The new interior design sucks, Its better in quality thou.
     
  10. stangman232v6

    stangman232v6 PopsRacing

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    yea i have a 95. I test drove that 06 and its real nice and i love the body design but i sat down and did some thinking buying a new car would be a bad investment in my current situation...thanx guys for the advice
     
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    I test drove an 05 and the drive by wire is very good they had this in airplanes for years now. I tell you this its no slouch and faster than the 3.8 by far.
     
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    05-06 alot more safe than old models also traction and handling is better
     
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    I test drove an 06 GT and thought it sucked.

    One: The car is ugly. It's plain to look at, and stole the trans ams tail lights.
    Two: The interior is cheap, its all plasticy.
    Three: It's uncomfertible.
    Four: It's Slow.

    Pros:
    it has cool gauges, and it's faster then the 04 GT's. I guess it sounded ok stock, but in all honesty, i dont really remember. I just remember getting in an 04 mach 1 after that and regaining some respect for ford.
     
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    No wonder every time i see a 05+ Gt from far away i always think its a trans am.:rolleyes:
     
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    the mustang has always had the 3dash taillight design
     
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    lol you drove the wrong mustang there. cuz my intirior is not cheap. it handles like a chap and its cosiderly fast. im happy with it. the only thing i dont like is that there is a t/b response delay cuz its electronic but once it kicks its nice. so i think you are just trying to make the car look like $h1t just cuz you want to.
     
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    Yes but the design they have now, from a distance at night, very much resembles a trans am/firebird.


    This one was cloth but it really reminded me of a tiburon. Either way this car was an automatic and it blew. The guy asked me on a scale of 1-10 what I thouht, and I told him I was being nice and gave it a 5. I wasnt impressed at all. It actually really made me lose intrest in the new mustang.
     
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    The interior may not be cheap but the layout/design sucks. Ive heard alot of complaints here about the throttle response. I know plenty of 99+ GTs that have taken out the new GT stock vs stock here in town, they may have more HP but not enough more to where a better driver in a 99-04 GT cant take them out. The 99-04 Stangs also look better. IMO.
     
  19. Brandon

    Brandon Better Than Sliced Bread!

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    dont buy a brand new mustang, you lose SO much money its sad. Buy a slightly used one if you want to go with a new style. DO NOT BUY AN AUTOMATIC YOU WILL REGRET IT.
     
  20. jacksstang

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    ya ya the 05+ are ugly as hell but compared to the pre99 and 99+ stock its a hell of alot better in just about every way....other than its a boat! the things ****ing huge