2017 Ford Mustang

 
2017 Ford Mustang
 
2017 Ford Mustang
 

2017 Ford Mustang

MSRP 
$38,095
Invoice 
$36,751
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Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 15 mpg City, 25 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 5.0 L Premium Unleaded V-8, 435 HP
  • Transmission: Manual (standard)
  • Drive Train: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 4
  • Doors: 2

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What You Will Like

The 2017 Mustang may still have one of the most recognizable names in the automotive world, but with its current design, it's far more than just a pretty face and a familiar name. It represents one of the best value propositions for buyers who just want the fastest car for their money. There is no longer a "slow" Mustang and a "fast" Mustang; there are just "fast" and "even faster" versions. The Mustang starts at just over $24,000, a price that undercuts most of its less powerful rivals, such as the Subaru BRZ. Even when optioned out beyond the $40,000 mark, the Mustang still represents a tremendous value.

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What's New For 2017

After a complete redesign last year, the Ford Mustang returns in 2017 essentially unaltered throughout much of the range. The high performance GT350 now comes standard with magnetic shock absorbers.

Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 5 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 5 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Specifications for 2017 Ford Mustang

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
    • Mykey System -inc: Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
    • Back-Up Camera
  • Entertainment Features
    • Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/Single CD Player -inc: 9-speaker sound system w/amplifier
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation and Radio Data System
    • Wireless Streaming
    • Fixed Antenna
    • Performance Speakers
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • SiriusXM Radio -inc: 6 months pre-paid subscription, Service is not available in AK or HI, Subscriptions to all SiriusXM services are sold by SiriusXM after trial period, If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subsription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates, Fees and taxes apply, To cancel you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349, See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com, All fees and programming subject to change, Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc
    • SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System -inc: enhanced voice recognition, 8" LCD capacitive touch screen in center stack w/swiping capability, pinch-to-zoom capability included w/available voice-activated touch screen navigation system, AppLink, 911 Assist and 2 smart charging USB ports, NOTE: SYNC AppLink lets you control some of your favorite compatible mobile apps w/your voice, It is compatible w/select smartphone platforms, Commands may vary by phone and AppLink software
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels: 18" x 8" Magnetic Painted/Machined -inc: Aluminum
    • Tires: P235/50R18 BSW AS
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
    • Black Side Windows Trim
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Black Grille
    • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
    • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • LED Brakelights
    • Front Fog Lamps
  • Interior Features
    • Climate Controlled Heated/Cooled Front Seats
    • 8-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline
    • 8-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
    • 50-50 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Voltmeter, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Level, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Fixed Rear Windows
    • Leather/Aluminum Steering Wheel
    • Front Cupholder
    • Compass
    • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
    • Garage Door Transmitter
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Leather/Aluminum Gear Shift Knob
    • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Instrument Panel Insert, Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents
    • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
    • Leather Bucket Seats -inc: leather front seats and vinyl rear seats, 6-way power front seats w/driver power lumbar, driver memory recline and 4-way adjustable front head restraints
    • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Full Floor Console w/Locking Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
    • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
    • Driver And Passenger Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Front Center Armrest
    • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
    • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Securilock Anti-Theft Ignition (pats) Engine Immobilizer
    • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 5.0L Ti-VCT V8
    • Transmission: 6-Speed Manual -inc: reverse lockout pull ring
    • 50-State Emissions
    • Rear-Wheel Drive
    • 3.31 Axle Ratio
    • 60-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • Block Heater
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Driver Control Ride Control Suspension
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 16 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
    • Mechanical Limited Slip Differential

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13.9
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 15
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.5
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Order Code - 99F
    • Engine Type - Premium Unleaded V-8
    • Displacement - 5.0 L/302
    • Fuel System - Sequential MPI
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 435 @ 6500
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 400 @ 4250
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 107.1
    • Length, Overall (in) - 188.3
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 75.4
    • Height, Overall (in) - 54.4
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 62.3
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 64.9
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 4
    • Passenger Volume (ft³) - 84.5
    • Front Head Room (in) - 37.6
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 44.5
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 56.3
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 54.9
    • Second Head Room (in) - 34.8
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 30.6
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.2
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 47.4
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 18
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 17
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 15
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 14
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 25
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 24
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 23
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.8
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 40
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Ford Mustang
    • Body Style - Fastback
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Order Code - T3H
    • Front Tire Order Code - T3U
    • Rear Tire Order Code - T3H
    • Rear Tire Order Code - T3U
    • Spare Tire Order Code - 66W
    • Front Tire Size - P235/50WR18
    • Front Tire Size - R20
    • Front Tire Size - 265/35R20
    • Front Tire Size - 255/40R19
    • Rear Tire Size - P235/50WR18
    • Rear Tire Size - R20
    • Rear Tire Size - 255/40R19
    • Rear Tire Size - 265/35R20
    • Rear Tire Size - 275/40R19
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
    • Trans Order Code - 44X
    • Trans Order Code - 443
    • Trans Type - 6
    • Trans Description Cont. - Manual w/OD
    • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.66
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.17
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.43
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.34
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.69
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.52
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.31
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.14
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.87
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.65
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.69
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.32
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.40
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.31
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.15
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Subcompact Cars
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 9.8
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 10.3
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3705
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3729
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 9
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 9
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 8.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 9
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 9.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 8.5
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2017 Ford Mustang Photos & Colors

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Available Colors

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  • Oxford White Race Red Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

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Introduction

The Mustang was redesigned for 2015, featuring an independent suspension to replace the live axle in the rear end, and introducing a turbocharged four-cylinder in addition to the V6 and V8 engines. Actually, it was a return of the four-cylinder turbo, but since the original was decades ago and ahead of its time, and not particularly successful except as a pioneer, it almost doesn’t count.

Like it did 50 years ago, the Mustang comes as a Fastback coupe, convertible, and high-performance Shelby 350GT. It’s still a 2+2 at heart, although now it’s nearly as big as a midsize Ford Fusion, at 188.3 inches long on a 107.1-inch wheelbase. That gives it far more interior room than its arch-rival the Chevrolet Camaro. That said, calling it a 2+2 might be generous, as only two small people can fit in the rear.

The 2017 Mustang hasn’t changed much since its introduction as a 2015 model, remaining the best Mustang ever. The 2017 Mustang outclasses the pre-2015 Mustang, with beautiful control and stability. (Note: A revised Mustang is being introduced for the 2018 model year, with freshened styling, updated technology and improved performance.)

The 2017 Mustang offers a choice of four engines. The EcoBoost 2.3-liter four-cylinder uses a twin-scroll turbo and direct injection, to make an entertaining 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. That’s more than the V8 of not long ago. Mustang Eco models come with this engine.

Even though the 3.7-liter V6 makes a solid 300 horsepower, it’s not treated with any fanfare by Ford. They mostly send it to rental-car fleets, and sell it to buyers who care more about Mustang coolness than performance. We’d call the engine’s image long-suffering.

The 5.0-liter V8 has 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, more than expected from a 5.0-liter. It’s a great engine. The Mustang GT can shoot to 60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds and reach 155 miles per hour. The Mustang GT is what the Mustang is all about and it’s the one to buy.

Unless, of course, you opt for the Shelby GT350, with a 5.2-liter V8 that runs in rarified air.

The four-cylinder EcoBoost gets the best mileage with an EPA-rated 21/30 mpg City/Highway, or 24 miles per gallon Combined, with a manual transmission. The convertible and automatic get 1 mpg less on the EPA Combined city and highway rating. The V6 gets 18/27/21 mpg City/Highway/Combined with either the automatic or manual. The V8 rates 15/25/18 mpg with either transmission. The Shelby GT350 scores 14/21/16 mpg.

The Mustang coupe earns five stars across the board in crash testing by the NHTSA, and mostly the top Good ratings from the IIHS, but only Acceptable in the difficult small-overlap test that simulates hitting a pole on a front corner.

Lineup

The 2017 Ford Mustang coupe ($24,645) and convertible ($30,145) come standard with the V6 engine, 6-speed manual transmission and cloth upholstery.

A 6-speed automatic ($1195) is available on all models except GT350. Standard equipment includes power windows/locks/mirrors, air conditioning, cruise control, 50/50-split folding rear seat, AM/FM/CD player with two USB ports and an aux input, Bluetooth with audio streaming and voice control, rearview camera, and keyless ignition. A power driver seat, rear parking sensors and 18-inch wheels are optional. Ford’s Sync 3 infotainment system is another feature that’s either optional or only comes on the more expensive models. (All prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

Mustang Eco models come with the turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine in coupe ($25,645) and convertible ($35,145) versions.

Mustang GT coupe ($32,645) features the V8 engine and comes with cloth upholstery. Mustang GT Premium coupe ($36,645) and Mustang Premium convertible ($42,145) get leather upholstery and other upgrades.

The Shelby GT350 ($54,295) comes only as a coupe.

Packages include a California Special ($1995) package for the GT Premium with ebony-painted machined alloy wheels, ebony leather with Miko suede, red contrast stitching, a special aluminum dash finish, hood striping, a strut tower brace, black-painted mirrors, and more stuff to add to the ebony. Performance Packages upgrade with a Torsen limited-slip differential, larger Pirelli P Zero tires (255/40R front, 275/40R rear), Brembo brakes, strut tower braces, and stiffer sway bars, springs and dampers. Reverse parking sensors are an option on most models, but safety features like adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitors and forward-collision warning are only optional with the higher models.

Walkaround

The Mustang has muscular haunches and swollen fenders, a low and wide stance, and graceful fastback canopy. Some models have an available black roof. Some of the details are soggy, and tarnish the lines: for example a tilted taillight panel that looks like it came off a MoPar, and white lighting hash tags at the headlamps have a “Miami Vice” vibe. There’s also some imbalance between the hefty sides and thin pillars, making it look like a Pontiac Grand Prix coupe from back in the day.

A couple of appearance packages might enhance the style. We might not like the ebony treatment in the California Special, but the Black Accent Package has 19-inch black alloy wheels, a black spoiler, dark taillamp trim, and mustang pony badging. And if you want more horses decorating your car, there’s the Pony Package with more brightwork. (Ferrari shoppers pay a lot more for those, making the Pony Package an excellent value.)

Interior

The youthful cabin has more richness to it than the Camaro’s. The aviation theme delivers large, clear gauges and information located directly in front of the driver, and the ergonomics are good, with tactile switches and knobs. However the pre-2015 Mustang instrument panel was better organized. There’s a bar like a metal chin-up bar that crosses the dash and adds an appearance of strength, but it reduces the dual binnacles to eyebrows. And the combination of surfaces and textures wasn’t perfect on the cars we drove, not as good as the Ford Flex.

There is generous room in the front seats, and the available (but not inexpensive) Recaro seats are great, a big improvement over the standard sport seats. There’s more interior room and headroom than in a Camaro, but the rear seats are still just gestures, with no chance for an adult to sit upright.

The trunk will hold two golf bags, but otherwise it’s just okay for a weekend, with 13 cubic feet. Make that 11 with the top audio system that needs trunk space for its bits.

As for bins, it’s a good job. The cupholders, cell phone slot, and USB port are perfectly located.

The Mustang feels relatively quiet and refined, even with engine noise we wish we could change, or turn off. The four-cylinder buzzes with an artificial noise pumped into the cabin that is neither pleasant nor evocative of performance.

The V8 is almost the opposite, with a lovely sound that’s suppressed behind a thick wall of sound deadening. We miss hearing the sweet note.

The sleek insulated top on the Mustang Convertible soaks up of a lot of road noise, and that’s a good thing.

Outward visibility is better than might be expected for a car shaped like this. There are blind spots, but if you turn your head, the rear glass exposes enough.

Driving Impressions

The turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost is plenty quick, squirting to 60 mph in less than 6 seconds, but it feels nothing like a muscle car. It starts with a wave of strong torque and pulls strong for about three-fourths of the way to redline, but the artificial buzz of the engine is a turnoff that makes you miss a V8 burble. We think the Ford acoustic engineers need to re-do the piped-in sound system.

The handling is far more nimble and forgiving than it was before 2015, with no rear-wheel hop, thanks to sending the live axle to the rubbish bin.

We got good seat time zipping through L.A. traffic and Malibu canyons, trying the different driving modes. We drove a Mustang Eco with the 6-speed paddle-shifting automatic. We found throttle and shift response slow until we set it the transmission to Sport mode, which kept the engine came in its wide powerband, and any lag time disappeared. Even with the four-cylinder turbo’s wide powerband, it seemed like closer gear ratios would be good.

No such issue with the strong and intense 435-horsepower V8 in the Mustang GT. It shows off the wonderfully composed road manners, from the strut front and independent rear suspension with a serious limited-slip differential, and standard 18-inch wheels. There’s great ride isolation with smooth damping no dive or squat, and precise electric steering in any mode: Comfort, Normal or Sport. With GT’s four-piston front brakes and wide tires, it turns neat and quick into corners.

The modes adjust response from the throttle, steering, transmission and stability control. Another mode is wet/snow. There’s also available launch control, which prevents wheel-spinning burnouts, and line lock that enhances drag racing or showing off like a teenager.

If it’s fast cornering you want most, the Performance Package for the GT replaces the limited-slip differential for a Torsen unit, and adds Pirelli P Zero tires (255/40R fronts, 275/40R rears), Brembo brakes, strut-tower braces, and stiffer sway bars, springs, and dampers. It sticks to the ground in an impressive manner, maybe better than the BMW M4 that’s much more expensive.

Last but not least there’s the Shelby GT350. It’s unrivaled in Mustang history, with its flat-plane 5.2-liter V8 and MagneRide suspension that uses magnetic electronic damping. It’s a bit brittle on the road, not quite as friendly as a Camaro SS, but it’s a stunning track car.

Summary

The Ford Mustang is a classic, and the current model is a terrific car. We would opt for a Mustang GT. Great powertrain, great handling, and great looks. The instrumentation is disappointing, but sit in one yourself to decide if that matters enough.

Sam Moses contributed to this report.

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Any related Estimated Manufacture to Consumer Cash Rebates. Note: rebates are subject to change at any time. Please make sure to confirm any consumer Cash rebates with your dealer representative at the time of purchase.

CarQuotes.com Estimated price(s) do NOT include any of the following:

Local taxes, license fees and other local fees, such as dealer documentation fees, tire and battery disposal fees, and where applicable, finance charges — these fees are also excluded from Dealer Invoice and MSRP and would be excluded from most advertisements you might see.
Random ’special qualification’ rebates — i.e., for new college grads only; for customers trading in a specific type of car.  Ask your dealer Representative for more information on ’special qualification’ rebates.

CarQuotes Estimated Dealer Price

The Estimated CarQuotes Dealer Price is an estimate of the pricing presented to CarQuotes members from CarQuotes Authorized Dealers in your area, and is calculated by subtracting an estimated savings value from the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price ("MSRP") as well as a value that relates to invoice for the "ideal vehicle" you configured. Dealer documentation, administrative or similar processing fees are not included in the price estimate. Any vehicle configured on the CarQuotes website is an "ideal vehicle" and may not exist at a CarQuotes Authorized Dealer or any other partner dealer. Each Dealer attempts to match a member’s vehicle preferences with the best possible selection from current, in-stock inventory.

Estimated Savings

The Estimated Savings represents the estimated amount of savings off of MSRP available to you from CarQuotes Dealers for a vehicle consistent with your configured preferences plus any customer incentives currently available.  This is also true when it comes to CarQuotes estimated target prices. Your actual savings will depend on several factors including market conditions, the style of vehicle you select, installed options, dealer coverage, and applicable manufacturer incentives. Each dealer sets its own pricing.

Advertised Rebates, Special Manufacturer Financing or Leasing Programs

In most cases, you must choose between these programs OR a customer rebate or a special manufacturer-to-dealer incentive that may or may not already be included in your CarQuotes.com Target Price. So, your final price may go up if you take advantage of special manufacturer financing. Credit Union members should contact their Credit Union loan department to determine what type of loan and financing options are right for you.

Please note that CarQuotes.com strives to include identified manufacturer incentives within the CarQuotes.com Target Price. CarQuotes.com does not administer these programs, which are subject to and often change without notice. Eligibility for these programs is subject to verification by a licensed auto dealer.

Ask your dealer representative for complete manufacturer program details for your area, and how participation in these programs will affect your price.

Base Vehicle

The base vehicle is the vehicle before any optional equipment or destination fees have been added. All of the standard features are included in the base vehicle.

Options

This is the total charge for all optional equipment included in the configuration of your virtual vehicle. The Options charge varies depending on whether it is calculated based on the Factory Invoice or MSRP. Options are not included in the base vehicle price and are not considered standard features.

Regional Fees

A Regional Fee is the fee a manufacturer charges a dealer to advertise and promote the vehicle in the dealer’s market. CarQuotes also includes estimated manufacturer preparation charges (manufacturer charges to the dealer to cover any work done on the car prior to delivering it to the dealership) and fuel charges (the charge for the fuel in the tank when the buyer purchases the vehicle) in this total. CarQuotes attempts to include regional ad fees in its Factory Invoice calculations; other sites at times do not.

Destination Fees

These are the amounts that manufacturers charge to deliver a vehicle from the factory to the dealership.

Customer Incentives

Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.

 

Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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