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post #69 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2014
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If only it was so simple Many people forget that the V6 Mustang out sells the Coyote by 2 to 1 in the USA. The "Mustang market" is actually many different markets (Which still includes many secretaries). Some of those market groups really want a "great interior" with first class electronics and driving features. Many buyers are looking for a car that "stands out" in a crowd of cars. And others really want a "good value" car - price and functionality. Many of those groups don't "haunt" this board. I think the last group will be disappointed with the new Mustang. The price has seriously escalated in the last 5 years - over inflation - and particularly when it comes to the cost of new functionality. It would be very hard to say whether it was exterior style, interior quality, available electronics and features or price escalation that has hurt Mustang sales in the last five years. Only time will tell how these markets respond to the new "Mustang formula."
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Originally Posted by TexArmageddon View Post
Not really sure what you're trying to get at here, but my comment was mostly just pointing out monthly sales figures alone. I don't think too many people would Deny the Mustang had better interior than the Camaro. Yet, it still sold better by a large margin. Likewise, performance was similar, but the Camaro still sold better. Lastly, the mustang was Cheaper, but the Camaro still sold better.
Actually, independent comparisons come out a little different then yours AutoTrader says:
"While the Mustang is slightly cheaper than the Camaro at $23,500 compared to the Chevy's $24,500 base price, the Camaro has an advantage in nearly every category. It has more power and it includes standard free maintenance. It offers better safety and more technology. And it's newly updated for 2014 with a new look that helps to set it apart from its Ford rival. As a result, we think the Camaro is a slightly better value, at least for now."
2014 Ford Mustang vs. 2014 Chevrolet Camaro: Which Is Better? - AutoTrader.com

Additionally, Kelley Blue Book says the cost of the Mustang is marginally higher then the Camaro at the market purchase price and the 5 year cost..... So, many of the "sub markets" may well see the Camaro as a "better buy" then the Mustang. We will see what happens with the 2015 Mustang formula and the market(s)
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