Mustang Fuel Tank Capacity

Posted 5/23/2019 by Taylor Ward

Ever wonder how much fuel your Mustang's fuel tank can hold? Check out LMR's article explaining 79' - Current Fuel Tank Capacity for each year.

FOLLOW: mustang , 79 93 mustang , 94 04 mustang , 05 09 mustang , 10 14 mustang , 2015 mustang , fuel system


Below we at LMR have listed the fuel tank capacities for each Mustang year starting from 1979 to 2019. This is to show how much it has improved over the years from 11.5 gal at years 1979-1980 to as much as 16 gal from 2005-2019. Ford is constantly trying to innovate and find ways to increase fuel capacity without sacrificing the improved performance upgrades year after year.

Mustang Fuel Tank Capacities - Mustang Fuel Tank Capacities

Mustang Fuel Tank Capacities

Mustang Year Fuel Tank Capacity (in gallons) Mustang Year Fuel Tank Capacity (in gallons)
1979 11.5 (12.5 gal for 2.3 turbo, 2.8 V-6, & 5.0 V-8) 2000 15.7
1980 11.5 (12.5 gal for 2.3 turbo, 2.8 V-6, & 4.2 V-8) 2001 15.7
1981 12.5 2002 15.5
1982 15.4 2003 15.7
1983 15.4 2004 15.7
1984 15.4 2005 16
1985 15.4 2006 16
1986 15.4 2007 16
1987 15.4 2008 16
1988 15.4 2009 16
1989 15.4 2010 16
1990 15.4 2011 16
1991 15.4 2012 16
1992 15.4 2013 16
1993 15.4 2014 16
1994 15.4 2015 15.5 to 16
1995 15.4 2016 15.5 to 16
1996 15.4 2017 15.5 to 16
1997 15.4 2018 15.5 to 16
1998 15.7 2019 15.5 to 16
1999 15.7