Sales of the 1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang -- the fourth generation of the famous American car brand -- didn't match those of earlier editions. Nevertheless, the Mustangs from these years now are getting some respect from car collectors. Here are specifications and other information for the 1971, 1972, 1973 Mustang:


 

1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351
No Mustang from 1971 was quicker than the
Boss 351 fastback.
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Specifications for the 1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang:
Wheelbase, inches: 109.0
Length, inches: 187.5-190.0
Curb-weight range, pounds: 2,907-3,261 (1971); 2,995-3,216 (1973)
Width, inches: 75.0

Engine Types for the 1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang:
I-6: 250 cubic inches; 145 horsepower
V-8: 302
cubic inches; 210 horsepower
V-8: 351 cubic inches; 240-330 horsepower
V-8: 351 cubic inches; 168–275 (net)* horsepower
V-8: 429 cubic inches; 375 horsepower
*Starting with model-year 1972, engine output was measured with all accessories attached and stock intake and exhaust systems in place, resulting in a "net" horespower rating.

Transmissions for the
1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang:
Automatic: 3-speed
Manual: 3-speed, 4-speed

Model-Year Production for the 1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang:
1971: 149,678
1972: 125,093
1973: 134,867

Base Prices for the 1971, 1972, 1973 Ford Mustang:
Model 1971
1972
1973
Coupe, I-6
$2,911
$2,729
$2,760
Fastback, I-6
$2,973
$2,786
$2,820
Convertible, I-6
$3,227
$3,015
$3,102
Grand coupe, I-6
$3,117
$2,915
$2,946
Coupe, V-8
$3,006
$2,816
$2,897
Fastback, V-8
$3,068
$2,873
$2,907
Boss 351 fastback
$4,124
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Convertible, V-8
$3,320
$3,101
$3,189
Grand coupe, V-8
$3,212
$3,002
$3,088
Mach 1 fastback
$3,268
$3,053
$3,088

For more useful information on the Ford Mustang, check out:
  • Want to see specs for every generation of the Ford Mustang? Go to Ford Mustang Specifications.
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  • For a full report on the 2007 Ford Mustang, check out Consumer Guide New Car Reviews. Here you'll find road test results, photos, specifications, and prices for hundreds of cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs.
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