2017 Toyota 86 vs 2017 Mustang
Most of us have dreamed of owning a sports car and it is always thrilling when we can finally say that we have one! While sports cars are not the top-selling segment in the automotive industry, there are still plenty of models to choose from—some of which have been around for over half a century. Newcomer Toyota 86 is in its first year of production, and has already been lauded as a fun and capable vehicle by the most scrutinizing critics. We thought that we would present a comparison between the 2017 Toyota 86 and the 2017 Ford Mustang to help our shoppers decide which model is right for them.
|2017 Toyota 86||VS||2017 Ford Mustang|
|2.0L 4-cylinder horizontally opposed engine with DOHC 16-valve cylinder heads and dual VVT||Engine Options||
2.3L EcoBoost I-4
5.0L V85.2L Flat Crank V8
|24 mpg city, 32 mpg highway||4-Cylinder Model Fuel Economy (with Automatic Transmission)||21 mpg city, 30 mpg highway|
|13.2 gallons||4-Cylinder Model Fuel Tank Capacity||15.5 gallons|
2017 Toyota 86 Engine Specs
While the 2017 Toyota 86 and 2017 Ford Mustang are relatively similar on the outside with two doors and coupe styling (though the Mustang is also available as a convertible), their engines are drastically different.
The 2017 Toyota 86 is outfitted with a 2.0L 4-cylinder horizontally opposed engine with DOHC 16-valve cylinder heads and dual VVT. When paired with the 6-speed manual transmission, the engine delivers 205 horsepower and a 21 mpg-city/28 mpg-highway fuel economy. Models equipped with the 6-speed automatic transmission provide 200 horsepower and a 24 mpg-city/32 mpg-highway fuel economy.
Both model options of the 2017 Toyota 86 have a 13.2-gallon fuel tank, and the variation with the automatic transmission can cover approximately 422 miles before refueling.
To learn more about the 2017 Toyota 86 vs 2017 Ford Mustang comparison, please contact Oakbrook Toyota.