Thread: 2015 Mustang
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:39 AM   #138
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Originally Posted by FaastLegacy View Post
What's the point of that though when you already have the 3.7 in that power range?
Torque will start much earlier in the EcoBoost, it will get better gas mileage and the tuneability of a TTV6 is a great bonus. Just for reference, the current V6 Mustang gets 19/29mpg in manual configuration. The Taurus SHO (V6 EcoBoost) gets 17/25mpg, but that's with AWD and an additional 900lbs of curb weight. Throw a slightly more fuel efficient 3.0L EcoBoost in a Mustang weighing 3,300lbs with RWD and you're definitely going to surpass the current V6's gas efficiency while having a better powerband and tuneability.

Here's a dyno of the Taurus SHO. Blue is stock tune + cai, red is custom tune + cai:

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