The 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang lived up to the carmaker's "Total Performance" motto. Here are specifications and other information for this generation of the Mustang:

 

 

1983 Ford Mustang convertible.
Model-year 1983 featured a Mustang convertible for the first time since
1973.
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Specifications for the 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang:
Wheelbase, inches: 100.4
Length, inches: 179.1-179.3
Curb-weight range, pounds: 2,568-2,636 (1982); 2,795-2,853 (1986)
Width, inches: 67.4-69.1

Engine Types for the 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang:
ohc I-4: 2.3 liters; 88 horsepower
ohc I-4 Turbo: 2.3
liters; 145-205 horsepower
ohv I-6: 3.3 liters; 88 horsepower
ohv V-6: 3.8 liters; 105-120 horsepower
ohv V-8: 4.2 liters; 111 horsepower
ohv V-8: 5.0 liters; 157-210 horsepower

Transmissions
for the 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang:
Automatic: 3-speed, 4-speed
Manual: 4-speed, 5-speed

Model-Year Production
for the 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang:
1982: 130,418
1983: 120,873
1984: 141,480
1985: 156,514
1986: 224,410

Base Prices for the 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 Ford Mustang:
Model 1982
1983 1984
1985
1986
Coupe, L
$6,345 $6,727
$7,088
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Coupe, GL $6,844
$7,264 --
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Coupe, LX
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--
$7,290
$6,885
$7,189
Coupe, GLX $6980 $7398 --
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Fastback, L --
--
$7,269 --
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Fastback, GL $6,979 $7,439 --
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Fastback, LX
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$7,496 $7,345
$7,744
Fastback, GLX
$7,101 $7,557 --
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Fastback, GT $8,308 $9,328 $9,578
$9,885 $10,691
Turbo fastback, GT --
$9,714 $9,762 --
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Convertible, LX
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$11,849 $11,985
$12,821
Convertible, GLX --
$12,467 --
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Convertible, GT --
$13,479 $13,051 $13,585
$14,523
Turbo convertible, GT --
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$13,245 --
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SVO fastback --
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$15,596 $14,521 $15,272

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