$25,000 to $30,000
- Model: 2013 Ford Mustang V6 convertible
- Price: $27,200
The iconic muscle car that has been beloved for nearly a half-century is currently available in a whopping 10 models, five of which are convertibles. The most reasonably priced is equipped with a 305-horsepower 3.7-liter V-6 engine that gets 19 mpg city and 29 mpg highway with the six-speed manual transmission and 19 mpg city and 31 mpg highway with the six-speed automatic transmission.
For those who want more power, there's the Mustang GT convertible, which starts at $35,900 and features a 420-horsepower 5-liter V-8 that gets 15 mpg city and 26 mpg highway with the six-speed manual transmission and 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway with the six-speed automatic.
To really feel the wind in your hair, opt for the screaming-fast 2013 Ford Shelby GT500, starting at $59,800, which is powered by a 662-horsepower 5.8-liter supercharged V-8 paired with a six-speed manual that gets 15 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
Standard features on all Mustang convertible models include a tilt steering wheel with speed controls, air conditioning, covered cup holders, locking console with full armrest and storage, air bags, and AdvanceTrac with electronic stability control.