This one missing feature in Ford Mustang drives us nuts

Updated Dec 31, 2021 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

The Ford Mustang is great. But if they added this feature it will definitely be even better.

Ford Mustang is one of the greatest two-door sport coupes you can buy today. It’s also one of the most recognizable muscle cars in the world since it was released initially in 1967. Just seeing its shape and its front fascia, you’ll immediately know that it's a Mustang. Right?

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It’s also a literal cultural icon, appearing in hundreds of films from Bullitt (1968) to Fast and Furious franchise, the latest of which is the Fast and Furious 9 where a Ford Mustang GT350 is confirmed to appear.

A picture of a Mustang in the upcoming Fast and Furious movie

'Merica!

For that matter, it’s also full of history and it very well maybe, the most recognizable ambassador of American car culture the world over. And people know this too because for the past five years, the Ford Mustang is indeed the undisputed best-selling sports coupe.

And of course, the Mustang offers great value for muscle car nuts today, especially for the Philippine car market. The Mustang price Philippines 2021 - 2022 starts at Php 2,838,000 for the 2.3 Ecoboost, and the lineup is topped off by the Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT MT Convertible at Php 3,618,000.

Now some of you might think that’s expensive, but that’s actually decently priced for the power the 5.0 V8 makes.

A picture of the Ecoboost Mustang on the highway

The Ecoboost Mustang is a sweet looking car

So what’s with the title of this story?

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The Ford Mustang lacks speed-sensing door locks

Sure, the Mustang is great and all, but what drives us nuts, is the said model’s lack of speed-sensing door locks, even for its top trim.

This feature is something one would expect from a Php 3-million car, and especially from a very high-performance muscle car like the Mustang.

Even an experienced driver will sometimes forget to lock his/her doors, and we’re sure that this has happened to you at some point. As such, a speed-sensing door lock will give loads of convenience for every car owner, including Mustang owners.

A picture of the

The 5.0 Mustang GT is loads of fun. Just...don't forget to lock the doors manually

Overall, however, the Mustang is still a pretty safe vehicle. It’s just that, giving it a speed-sensing door lock wouldn’t hurt and will only provide more convenience and safety for its occupants.

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Know more about Ford Mustang 2022

Ford Mustang

Arguably the most popular vehicle from the Blue Oval company, the Ford Mustang is one powerful coupe that is competing in the market with its sixth-gen model. Ford Mustang 2022 Price Philippines from Php 2,948,000 to Php 7,760,000, depending on the variant. Speaking of variants, the Mustang comes with four variants in the Philippines, namely the 2.3L EcoBoost, 5.0L GT Fastback, 5.0L GT Convertible, and Shelby GT500. The base Mustang uses a 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-4 engine that makes 310 hp and 475 Nm of torque, while the GT variants are powered by a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that generates 460 hp and 569 Nm of torque. As for the top-spec Shelby GT500, it boasts a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that churns out 760 hp and 847 Nm of torque. Only the Shelby GT500 utilizes a 7-speed Tremec dual-clutch transmission, while the rest offer a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

In terms of dimensions, this American sports car has a length of 4,788 mm, a width of 2,081 mm, and a height of 1,395 mm. Additionally, it comes with a wheelbase length of 2,721 mm and a ground clearance rated at 137 mm. The Mustang is competing in the local market against the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Nissan 370Z.

₱ 2,948,000 - ₱ 7,760,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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