2014 Ford Mustang  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#30 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#71 of all 2014 vehicles


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


The 2014 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 2014 Ford Mustang has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Ford Mustang has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0462% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.273%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0462% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.273% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Ford Mustang is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Ford Mustang is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9152Kia OptimaHonda AccordDodge AvengerChrysler 200Buick VeranoGMC TerrainDodge ChargerFord FusionFord TaurusSubaru LegacyFord MustangToyota CamryComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Ford Mustang with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 52 to 91. The 2014 Ford Mustang is safer than the 2014 Kia Optima, the 2014 Honda Accord, the 2014 Dodge Avenger, the 2014 Chrysler 200, the 2014 Buick Verano, the 2014 GMC Terrain, and the 2014 Toyota Camry and less safe than the 2014 Ford Fusion and the 2014 Dodge Charger. It is about as safe as the 2014 Subaru Legacy and the 2014 Ford Taurus.

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