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Old 6/27/16, 06:30 AM
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Mustang speedometer MPH vs KM/h

Hey all, first post here. I am actually living in the UAE and have a question about the speedometer..

I am looking at getting my first mustang (GT Premium) here but our spec is slightly different to the US spec. There are however a lot of US spec cars available here but most have accident history.

I went to look at a dealer that imports cars into the UAE via another country and resells them, all brand new with the middle east spec (called GCC spec). I noticed that some of his cars though had the speedometer displaying MPH instead of KM/H, which is what is used here.

Is the speedometer display on the main dial customisable to show km/h instead of mph or is that fixed? I have seen a US spec car here with km/h displayed in it so I am guessing it is a setting that can be changed? if it cant be changed it might force me to look at another dealer who is way more expensive..

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Welcome to the site.
Going to guess that if the speedo is digital, it should be user changeable.
( the odometer in my GF's 2011 Edge can be changed from MI to KM )
I would contact Ford or do the .6 conversion in your head.
I drove a US spec car in Spain for 3 years and had no issues.

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US spec cars have an analog speedometer the main numbers around the dial are mph. The equivalent km/hr values are displayed closer to the center of the dial in a smaller font size and less prominent color, you can read both at the same time.
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This might be too late for you, but might help other people. If you need a metric speedometer, Canadian spec cars have the primary speed in KM's. Now that the Mustang is available in Europe, those cars should all have metric guage displays too.
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They have both US & metric.
The 2018s are going to be digital, & you can choose either.

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For those that have a need, here is link to a HUD. It plugs into OBD II socket, so you get direct readings, and it will allow changes to KPH, as well as Celcius for the other readings. I installed one, and found it worked well, as described. Very easy install. Plug and play. It has a remote that allows you to change the readings on the fly. I left it in MPH and RPMs'. I ended up returning it as I found it very bright at night and in a rural state with no other lighting, it is a distraction. Here is link in case anyone is interested:
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