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1990 Ford Mustang Specifications

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These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Unibody
Production Years for Series : 1979 - 1993
Price : $9,640-$18,300
Weight : 2640 lbs | 1197.484 kg

Power

Inline 4
Displacement : 2294 cc | 140.0 cu in. | 2.3 L.
Power : 88 BHP (64.768 KW) @ 4000 RPM
Torque :132 Ft-Lbs (179 NM) @ 2600 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 96 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 80 mm.
Compression : 9.5:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Port fuel injection
V 8 90-degree
Displacement : 4949 cc | 302.0 cu in. | 5.0 L.
Power : 225 HP (165.6 KW) @ 4200 RPM
Torque :300 Ft-Lbs (407 NM) @ 3200 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 102 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 76 mm.
Compression : 9.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-iron block and head
Sequential Fuel Injection
Transmission:
5 Manual Floor shift , 4 Automatic with Overdrive

Production Figures

Total Ford Production for 1990 : 912,466
Total 1990 Mustang production : 128,189
1990 Ford Mustang
LX Convertible 2 dr. 4 P : 26,958
LX Hatchback Coupe 3 dr. 4 P : 78,728
LX Notchback Coupe 2 dr. 4 P : 22,503

Dimensions

LX Notchback Coupe
Fuel Capacity : 15.4 Gal
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 179.6 in | 4562 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Height : 52.1 in | 1323 mm.
Wheelbase : 100.5 in | 2553 mm.
Front Track : 56.6 in | 1438 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.

LX Convertible
Price : $14,500
Weight : 2870 lbs | 1301.81 kg
Fuel Capacity : 15.4 Gal
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 179.6 in | 4562 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Height : 52.1 in | 1323 mm.
Wheelbase : 100.5 in | 2553 mm.
Front Track : 56.6 in | 1438 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.

LX Hatchback Coupe
Price : $10,145
Weight : 2635 lbs | 1195.216 kg
Fuel Capacity : 15.4 Gal
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 3
Exterior
Length : 179.6 in | 4562 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Height : 52.1 in | 1323 mm.
Wheelbase : 100.5 in | 2553 mm.
Front Track : 56.6 in | 1438 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.

GT Hatchback Coupe
Price : $13,930
Weight : 3062 lbs | 1388.9 kg
Fuel Capacity : 15.4 Gal
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 3
Exterior
Length : 179.6 in | 4562 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Height : 52.1 in | 1323 mm.
Wheelbase : 100.5 in | 2553 mm.
Front Track : 56.6 in | 1438 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.

GT Convertible
Price : $18,300
Weight : 3210 lbs | 1456.032 kg
Fuel Capacity : 15.4 Gal
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 179.6 in | 4562 mm.
Width : 68.3 in | 1735 mm.
Height : 52.1 in | 1323 mm.
Wheelbase : 100.5 in | 2553 mm.
Front Track : 56.6 in | 1438 mm.
Rear Track : 57.0 in | 1448 mm.
Tires : P225/60VR15

Handling

Suspension
Front : Modified MacPherson struts with lower control arms and stabilizer bar

Rear : Rigid axle with four links and coil springs

Steering
Rack and Pinion

Tires / Wheels
Tires : P195/75R14

Recall

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer

DOPE, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID09E025000
SummaryDOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
ConsequenceDECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedyDOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY DOPE, INC.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER 'DOCUMENT SEARCH' LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer

SABERSPORT

NHTSA Campaign ID09E012000
SummarySABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
ConsequenceDECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedySABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER 'DOCUMENT SEARCH' LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer

CK MOTORSPORT, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID06E049000
SummaryCERTAIN CK MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION HEADLIGHTS, CLEAR CORNER, BUMPER, AND SIDE MARKER LIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
ConsequenceWITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
RemedyCK MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CK MOTORSPORT AT 1-909-610-7211.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LAMP MODEL NUMBERS, CLICK ON DOCUMENT SEARCH AND VIEW DOCUMENT TITLED 'LAMP MODEL NUMBERS.'CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer

K2 MOTOR CORPORATION

NHTSA Campaign ID08E050000
SummaryK2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.'
ConsequenceWITHOUT THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTORS, THE LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY BE AFFECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedyK2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY HONDA, FORD, OR CHRYSLER LLC. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19870801
NHTSA Campaign ID96V071000
SummaryTHE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.
NotesSYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated February 2022
1990 Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $16,000
Avg. Household Income : $28,970
Avg. Home : $123,000
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $1.12
Total Car Production : 9,782,997

The 1990 Ford Mustang measures 68.30 inches in width, The 1990 Ford Mustang measures 179.60 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 100.50 inches.

Ford Monthly Sales Volume

October 2022
151,131
August 2022
151,695
July 2022
156,974
June 2022
145,368
May 2022
146,868
January 2022
137,791
November 2021
152,367
October 2021
167,572
September 2021
148,967
July 2021
115,816
June 2021
115,789
May 2021
153,582
Additional Sales Volume Data