The Facelifted, 2018 Ford Mustang: Hot Or Not?

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Okay. Judging from some of the comments we’ve seen on YouTube and our own website, the appearance of the refreshed, 2018 Ford Mustang GT – revealed yesterday in a leaked video – is rather detested by at least some of the more vocal car fans with internet access. That fact threatens to make our “Hot or Not?” poll here a bit redundant.

Still, we’re wagering that some percentage of our readers quite like the look of the facelifted Ford Mustang. The 2018-model-year pony car isn’t a huge departure from the 2015-’17 model, after all, and that car’s styling was generally pretty well-liked. The aesthetic differences are mostly limited to the front end, including some sharper angles, a lower-to-the-ground bonnet, reshaped lower grille, and new sickle-shaped inlets.

Plus, since yesterday’s video leak, Ford has released a small gallery of official 2018 Ford Mustang photos, which are appreciably more flattering to the car’s revamped front-end styling. Maybe the new sculpture works better from some angles than others, or perhaps the video quality was too lackluster to do the new design justice.

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Regardless, we’re curious to see if the styling of the refreshed, 2018 Ford Mustang has garnered any devotees. So weigh-in using our online poll below, and feel free to tell us what you like/can tolerate/detest about the pony car’s facelift in the comments section.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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  1. The ’15 nose looked too much like a Fusion; ’18 looks like a Focus. Mustang simply should NEVER look like Ford’s fleet cars.

    Glad to see the ubiquitous giant fake brake ducts are gone…but why replace them with the “vents” from a Toyota Corolla? The yellow “eyeliner” under the headlights is plain stupid, especially with turn signals just a few inches below. And what’s with the taillights in the shape of triple parentheses?

    I think GM must have a plant in the Ford Design Studio to boost Camaro sales.

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