Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Should you buy one?

On paper, the Ford Mustang Fastback is outclassed by its more established German and Japanese rivals in almost every regard: it lacks cabin space, it feels cheaper inside and it’s woefully inefficient in comparison with them. About the only thing it appears to have going for it is how much performance you get for your pound.
 
Yet the Pony Car’s greater than the sum of its parts. It oozes charm and brash charisma and although it’s dynamically beaten by the opposition on a winding B-road, you’ll get out at your journey’s end with an enormous grin on your face. If you can stretch to it, we’d advise selecting the Mach 1 for the ultimate Mustang experience.