The fifth generation of the Ford Mustang -- 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 -- went back to the basics, featuring a smaller and lighter design. Here are specifications and other information for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:

 

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1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang
Whereas the
1971, 1972, 1973 Mustang had a lengh of 187.5-190.0 inches,
this generation was much more compact (175.0 inches long).
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Specifications for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:
Wheelbase, inches: 96.2
Length, inches: 175.0
Curb-weight range, pounds: 2,620-2,886 (1974); 2,646-2,751 (1978)
Width, inches: 70.2

Engine Types for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:
I-4: 140 cubic inches; 83-92 horsepower
V-6: 171
cubic inches; 90-105 horsepower
V-8: 302 cubic inches; 122-139 horsepower

Transmissions for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:
Automatic: 3-speed
Manual: 4-speed

Model-Year Production for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:
1974: 385,993
1975: 188,575
1976: 187,567
1977: 153,173
1978: 192,410

Base Prices for the 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 Ford Mustang:
Model 1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
Coupe, I-4
$3,134
$3,529 $3,525
$3,702
$3,731
Fastback, I-4
$3,328
$3,818
$3,781
$3,901
$3,975
Ghia coupe, I-4
$3,480
$3,938
$3,859
$4,119
$4,149
Coupe, V-8
$3,363
$3,801
$3,791
$3,984
$3,944
Fastback, V-8
$3,557
$4,090
$4,047
$4,183
$4,188
Ghia coupe, V-6
$3,709
$4,210
$4,125
$4,401
$4,362
Mach 1 fastback
$3,674
$4,188
$4,209
$4,332
$4,430

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