2018 Toyota 86 vs. 2018 Ford Mustang

Looking to buy a car in Milford Connecticut? Are you stuck between choosing the 2018 Ford Mustang and the 2018 Toyota 86? The best way to base your decision is to contrast and compare both these vehicles. This comparison will help you in realizing why Toyota is a better brand than Ford.

Design & Style

In terms of design and styling, both the cars have exceptional features to offer, with good front seats. The 2018 Ford Mustang has supportive seats whether you are carving canyon roads or moving around the town. However, they are quite comfortable, unless you are a big-boned driver. The inside cabin is properly worked out as well, with the base seats offering a nice range of adjustability. Even tall people will find enough headroom and legroom in front. Meanwhile, the 2018 Toyota 86 has a sporty and rugged look with a solid built on the outside and great designs to catch eyes. This small yet fun car has easy to use controls as well.

Technology & Safety

Taking into account, the technology and safety feature of a car is an important measure, if you want to get the full value of your money. Along these lines, the 2018 Toyota 86 has an upper hand. In comparison to other cars of its league, it has a basic and easy to use instrument display, unlike other models. It comes with standard safety features including airbags and driving assistance.

On the other hand, the 2018 Ford Mustang comes standard with a rearview camera, a 6-speaker audio system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, keyless ignition, active noise cancellation and automatic LED headlights. Standard safety features include seat mounted airbag, side-curtain airbag, front airbag and LED headlights.


Performance ability of a vehicle is important to measure the integrity and reliability of a brand. Both the Toyota 86 and Ford Mustang have something to be attentive about.  The latter comes with V-8 5-liter engine, with the power output ranging from 435 horsepower to 460 horsepower  and a torque of 400 to 420 pound-feet. It can touch up to 60 mph in 4 seconds or so. On the other hand, the Toyota 86 is supercharged with a 4-cylinder flat engine handling a capacity of 2 liters. It is capable of producing a maximum torque of 156 lb-ft and horsepower of 205. 

The Bottom Line

After the above comparison, you must come to a final conclusion that the Toyota 86 is a better choice than Ford Mustang. It offers everything as a total package. Even though Mustang is quite promising, it is no match to what Toyota 86 has to offer.

Ready to Schedule a Toyota 86 Test Drive Today?

If you want to experience the features offered by the 2018 Toyota 86, come for a test drive with us at Colonial Toyota. We are located in Milford Connecticut and we serve the needs of car buyers from the entire state. You can drop by our showroom today or call us in advance to book your Toyota 86 test drive appointment.

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