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2005 Mustang GT good?

I plan on buying a 05' Mustang GT and i was just curious on how much it would be if i bought it completely stocked but not brand new. Also if its a good car to add performance parts to.

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Welcome to the site, Yes great for adding performance mods


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I just looked up Kelly Blue Book values for you and you should be able to get a used one anywhere from $15k-$22k depending on mileage, condition, transmission, & whether or not it's a certified pre-owned vehicle or not. Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are definitely your best bet when it comes to buying a used vehicle. You might pay a little more in the beginning but it's worth the guarantee that you won't be paying a whole lot more in the long run.

As Rockin' Blue's stated, they are a great car to add mods to & are a lot of fun to work on.

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I wouldn't pay over $15k for an 05.

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Welcome to the site.

And yes, you will enjoy the car as it is relatively easy to make modifications to. I own one and it is a blast. I like the body style more so than the newer models.

The only thing with the 05's is they all or most came with 17" rims - most brake upgrade kits require you use 18" or larger rims for clearance sake - but don't let this stop you from making your purchase.

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Recommend getting prices from KBB, Edmunds, and several auto marketing sites(Auto Trader, etc.), and then using the average price from all of them as a starting point for negotiating. Otherwise, you may end up paying too much.
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