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How is the s550 gt?

I been thinking bout getting an s550 gt since one of my family member wants my venza so with that I have a free s550 ecoboost roush warrior edition t/c that I have right now but thinking bout getting an 2015 s550 gt for 24k with 35k miles and the outside is the deep impact blue which looks gorgeous but how is the maintenance on the gt? Is it to often/ to expensive? Sure sometimes I may punch it but other wise how is keeping it? I want it if I can afford the maintenance cost of it other wise I may have to look at something else. As I did mention I have an s550 ecoboost that I got from my brother for free. It looks fully loaded to minus the shaker audio but I rarely listen to music and could care less bout sound quality because sound quality sounds the same to me unless its to tinny.

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I been thinking bout getting an s550 gt since one of my family member wants my venza so with that I have a free s550 ecoboost roush warrior edition t/c that I have right now but thinking bout getting an 2015 s550 gt for 24k with 35k miles and the outside is the deep impact blue which looks gorgeous but how is the maintenance on the gt? Is it to often/ to expensive? Sure sometimes I may punch it but other wise how is keeping it? I want it if I can afford the maintenance cost of it other wise I may have to look at something else. As I did mention I have an s550 ecoboost that I got from my brother for free. It looks fully loaded to minus the shaker audio but I rarely listen to music and could care less bout sound quality because sound quality sounds the same to me unless its to tinny.
Maintenance won't be much more or different from your S550 ecoboost to be simple and honest. Same platforms just different motor and trans really.

If you treat it right it might even require less maintenance than your ecoboost as it won't have turbo issues as it ages.

Of course gas will not last as long and likely insurance will be a little more.

I gotta say you have a super cool brother to give you a Roush Ecoboost.


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Maintenance won't be much more or different from your S550 ecoboost to be simple and honest. Same platforms just different motor and <acronym title="transmission"><acronym title="transmission">trans</acronym></acronym> really.

If you treat it right it might even require less maintenance than your ecoboost as it won't have turbo issues as it ages.

Of course gas will not last as long and likely insurance will be a little more.

I gotta say you have a super cool brother to give you a Roush Ecoboost.
Just found out its been in 2 accidents but still not a bad price for 24k https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...ckType=listing

I found another one in virginia https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...ckType=listing

I know going from a crossover to a performance car will have a big impact on my insurance.
Yeah the car that I got from my brother is good to and you cant beat free especially since a warrior edition mustang that my brother got while he was overseas and still is.
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Just found out its been in 2 accidents but still not a bad price for 24k https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...ckType=listing

I found another one in virginia https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...ckType=listing

I know going from a crossover to a performance car will have a big impact on my insurance.
Yeah the car that I got from my brother is good to and you cant beat free especially since a warrior edition mustang that my brother got while he was overseas and still is.
I would hard pass since it has been in not 1, but 2 accidents. For that price unless optioned out with premium package and track package at min I would pass on 24K with those miles honestly. Look at 2016+ as you never want to get the first year of a new platform in my opinion anyways.

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How bout a 2007 gt vs 2017 v6? 2007 gt convertible 2017 s550 v6 Which one would you go for? I know those are 2 different engine types and prices is way different but which one?
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that's a super subjective question . . . if given that choice with no other options, I'd go for the 2007 GT simply because I think a Mustang should have a V8

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that's a super subjective question . . . if given that choice with no other options, I'd go for the 2007 GT simply because I think a Mustang should have a V8
Eh I decided on having 2 cars so the mustang other then the one my brother gave me will be my weekend/fun car/summer fall car.

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