The GTs V8 had the 600-cfm four-barrel Holley carburetor and a host of other changes to the V8 from the prior year being carried over to 1984. The 5.0L was good for 175 horsepower. The GT could sprint from 0-60 mph in less than 7 seconds. Optional the 2.3L, electronic fuel injected Turbo 4-cycle engine could be chosen also. Known as the Turbo GT was it was a fun little car that was close in performance to the V8 GT.
The 1984 Mustang GT also came with hood stripes and decals, and functional front air dam with integrated fog lamps.