The 1986 Fox Body didn’t see much of a departure from the previous year cosmetically. The 5.0 was offered for the first time with SEFI fuel injection based on speed-density with a 58mm (541 CFM) throttle body. The 1986 5.0HO had an upgraded engine block stiffened with thicker decks and cylinder walls and cast in semi-siamese fashion and weighed in at 126lbs. New heads were also developed (E6) but, thankfully, a short-lived change. 1986 also offered true dual exhaust for the first time in the Fox Body. Another noteworthy upgrade was the introduction to the 8.8 rear-end for the optional V8 cars (previously 7.5). You can also tell the difference between an 86 and 85 by the addition of a 3rd brake light.

  • Lowest Price: 2.3L Notchback $7,420.00
  • Highest Price: SVO $15,272.00
  • Total Fox Mustangs Produced 1986: 224,410

Engine Codes

T2.3L Turbo (SVO)200HP
33.8L V6120HP
M5.0L V8 HO200HP

Exterior Color Codes

1986 fox body color codes

1ESilver Metallic
2AMedium Canyon Red
2RJalapeno Red
3VLight Regatta Blue
4EDark Sage
4MDark Slate Metallic
7BShadow Blue
8LSand Beige
8YDark Sable
9LOxford White

Interior Color Codes

BRegatta Blue
DCanyon Red
YSand Beige
NWhite / Red (‘vert)
QWhite / Blue (‘vert)
WWhite / Charcoal (‘vert)

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