2011 Ford Mustang  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#29 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#64 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford Mustang
The Mustang, a mainstay of Ford's lineup for decades, is a large sedan/hatchback with seating up to 4. The Ford Mustang provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The Mustang has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Ford Mustang is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Ford Mustang has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Ford Mustang has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0463% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2912%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0463% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2912% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Ford Mustang is 3% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Ford Mustang is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9044Mitsubishi GalantHyundai AzeraHyundai SonataDodge AvengerChrysler 200Ford FusionBuick RegalToyota CamrySubaru LegacySubaru OutbackFord MustangMazda CX-7Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Ford Mustang with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 44 to 90. The 2011 Ford Mustang is safer than the 2011 Mitsubishi Galant, the 2011 Hyundai Azera, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata, the 2011 Dodge Avenger, the 2011 Chrysler 200, and the 2011 Ford Fusion and less safe than the 2011 Toyota Camry and the 2011 Buick Regal. It is about as safe as the 2011 Subaru Outback.

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