2015 Ford Mustang  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#44 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#94 of all 2015 vehicles

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

The 2015 Ford Mustang is below 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 2015 Ford Mustang has a score of 74, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Ford Mustang has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0493% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.6301%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0493% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.6301% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Ford Mustang is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Ford Mustang is 3% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9349Kia OptimaHonda AccordSubaru WRXBuick VeranoHyundai SonataFord MustangDodge ChargerBuick RegalDodge ChallengerFord TaurusChrysler 200Honda CrosstourComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Ford Mustang with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 49 to 93. The 2015 Ford Mustang is safer than the 2015 Kia Optima, the 2015 Honda Accord, the 2015 Subaru WRX, and the 2015 Buick Verano and less safe than the 2015 Chrysler 200, the 2015 Ford Taurus, the 2015 Dodge Challenger, the 2015 Buick Regal, and the 2015 Dodge Charger. It is about as safe as the 2015 Hyundai Sonata.

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