Where Are Ford Mustangs Made? (Solved & Explained)

The Mustang is one of the oldest vehicles with the Ford nameplate that has been in continuous production.

It was first introduced in 1964 and has outlived many vehicles which were unveiled after it.

With its muscle-car credentials and nostalgia-inducing history, the Mustang continues to enjoy wide popularity among young and old American drivers.

Where are these vehicles made? Let’s find out below.

Where Are Ford Mustangs Being Made?

Save for the electric version of the Ford Mustang, the Mach-E, all Ford Mustangs are produced at the Flat Rock plant in Michigan, USA. On the other hand, the Mustang Mach-E, which was introduced in 2020, is produced at Ford’s factory in Cuautitlán, Mexico.

Are Ford Mustangs for the US Market Produced in the US?

Only non-electric Ford Mustangs are built in the United States.

However, the Ford Mustang Mach-Es, the electric version of the car in the US market, are sourced from the Cuautitlán factory in Mexico.

Are They Assembled in the US?

Most Ford Mustangs are assembled at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan, USA.

Only the Mustang Mach-E is assembled outside the US.

How Can You Check Where a Specific Ford Mustang Was Made?

Ford Mustangs have only ever been produced in two countries, including the USA and Mexico.

To help matters, the Ford factories in each of the countries make different versions of the Mustang.

If you drive a Mustang Mach-E, your car was manufactured in the Cuautitlán city in Mexico.

On the other hand, if your Mustang is the non-electric version, it was certainly built in the USA.

Please also read our article about driving the Ford Mustang in snow and winter.

Where Are Ford Mustangs Designed?

The Ford Mustang was designed at the Ford Design Center in Dearborn, Michigan, by John Najjar, Phillip Clark, and a few other designers.

Where Are Ford Mustangs Made for the Australian Market?

Most Ford Mustangs sold in Australia are manufactured at the Flat Rock plant in Michigan, USA.

Only the Mach-Es in Australia are built in Mexico.

Where Are Ford Mustangs Made for the Canadian Market?

The Canadian market sources a large fraction of its Mustangs from Michigan, USA.

The rest of the Mustangs sold in Canada, which are not produced in USA, are Mustang Mach-Es.

The Mach-Es are manufactured at Ford’s factory located in Cuautitlán, Mexico.

Make sure to also read our article about how long Ford Mustangs last.

Where Are Ford Mustangs Made for the UK Market?

The Ford Mustangs sold in the United Kingdom are built in Mexico and the USA.

While non-electric Mustangs are produced at the Flat Rock Assembly in Michigan, USA; their electric counterparts are made at the Cuautitlán factory in Mexico.

Note that the electric Ford Mustang is the primary offering for the UK market. 

Is Ford Planning to Move Its Production?

Presently, Ford does not intend to move the production of the Ford Mustang outside Mexico or USA.

However, the company expanded production of the Mustang to Mexico less than a year ago.

When Ford introduced the new all-electric Mustang SUV, the Mach-E in 2020, it put the Cuautitlán factory in charge of its production.

Also check our article about 11 Ford Mustang statistics.

Is Ford Hiring or Firing in the US?

Currently, Ford is employing and firing staff in the USA.

The bulk of the new members of staff the company is hiring are temporary workers who will replace its absentee employees.

The employees in question cannot come to work because of slow sales and other causes outside of its control.

Nevertheless, Ford is also hiring few permanent employees, especially in the fields of Engineering, Administration, Communication and IT, in the United States.

Ford plans to lay off 1,400 workers in the North America division by the end of 2020.

The company’s management says it will carry out the reduction in staff by making offers of early retirement to older employees.

According to Ford’s President for North America, Kumar Galhotra, says the reduction in the company’s workforce is meant to cut the costs of production and reposition its product for new market realities.

Please also read our article with issues around lights on a Mustang.

Is Ford an American Company?

Ford is an American company. It was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1903 by Henry Ford.

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