By Ed Curran
CHICAGO (CBS) — We’re behind the wheel of a sensible Mustang. This is the Mustang with a smaller engine. It has the looks, but does it have the performance to back it up?READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory Along And North Of I-88
I rented a car.
They said, “Would you like to upgrade to a Mustang at no additional cost?”
Boy, was I excited. Then I found out it was an EcoBoost Mustang, and I was so amazed by the car!READ MORE: Plan For High-Rise Development Has Some Oak Park Residents Fired Up
The 2021 Ford EcoBoost Mustang is a ball to drive.
Can a 4-cylinder turbo-boosted Mustang really be a Mustang? It’s not a Mustang GT, but this Ford EcoBoost Mustang is a thrill to drive, with power you can’t believe from a 4-cylinder engine.
With over 300 horsepower, this Mustang gallops to 60 mph in a hair over five seconds. It does it while sipping gas at a reasonable rate of 21 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.MORE NEWS: ONLY ON 2: Mother Speaks After 7-Year-Old Griffith, Indiana Boy Was Run Over By Car; He Remains Hospitalized
The Ford Mustang EcoBoost is a great test drive to take if you’re looking at a car like the Chevy Camaro, Dodge Challenger, or any model of Mustang. The Ford Mustang EcoBoost starts at $28,000.