Comparison Guide: 2015-2017 Mustang GT Borla S-Type vs ATAK Exhaust Sound ClipsLast Updated November 18, 2016
Borla has been one of the top name-brand exhaust manufacturers for the late model Mustang. With various options depending on your taste, their two most popular offerings are the S-Type and ATAK Cat-Backs.
For the 2015-2017 Mustang GT, that is no different! The Borla ATAK Cat-Back is for those Mustang owners who want to wake up people sleeping over in the next neighborhood, whereas the S-Type is a more middle-of-the-road approach where it’s only loud when it needs to be.
So which one do you like? Make the decision for yourself:
Borla ATAK Cat-Back for the 2015-2017 Mustang GT:
With such a raw exhaust note, this exhaust option really brings out the raw power that the factory 435 horsepower Coyote V8 has to offer. It’s amazing that the exhaust note and volume produced out of this system is even possible with keeping the factory catalytic converters intact.
The ATAK cat-back system from Borla is a great option for those looking to get a raw, race-inspired exhaust note out of their S550 GT.
Borla S-Type Cat-Back for the 2015-2017 Mustang GT:
Standing next to the ATAK Cat-Back, the S-Type option brings down the volume meter quite a bit. For those who live in neighborhoods or are concerned about being too loud, the S-Type Cat-Back is a great option. With a similar exhaust tone to the ATAK, but with about 25-30% less volume, you’ll be able to get that iconic Borla sound without being too loud.
The Borla S-Type cat-back system is the perfect exhaust option for the Mustang owner who doesn’t want to necessarily wake the entire neighborhood, but definitely wants to be noticed when you rev it up and dump the clutch!
Choosing the right exhaust for your 2015-2017 Mustang GT can be frustrating and time-consuming. With exhaust being such a subjective modification, it's really up to you which exhaust sounds best. When it comes to Borla, one of the leading exhaust manufacturers for the Mustang, all of their exhaust systems sound great! But their two most popular systems are pretty evenly split down the middle when it comes to popularity - so you make the choice: S-Type or ATAK?
An axle-back system is great for those who are looking for that throaty exhaust note, aren’t as concerned with power gains and would like a reduced price point. A cat-back on the other hand, is for those who may plan on doing headers in the future, want a customizable option with an X or H pipe and want full power benefits from an exhaust system. Now that you know the difference between an Axle-Back and Cat-Back, you have the knowledge at hand to make an educated decision about the direction of your Mustang build’s exhaust system! Check out the CJ Pony Parts website for all of your Mustang’s exhaust needs!
It can be frustrating looking through pages and pages of exhaust for your Mustang all without finding something that works for you. Add that with the fact you may not be able to hear them in person before purchasing, and it can be a nightmare. This guide will be a step in the right direction for anyone looking for more information on picking up some exhaust for their EcoBoost Mustang!
With literally hundreds of different options when it comes to picking exhaust for your S550 Mustang GT, it can be quite difficult to choose your favorite. To put the icing on the cake, it’s even more frustrating when you can’t hear what the exhaust may sound like with your particular car or setup. That’s where this guide steps in to help owners choose the right exhaust for their S550, the first time!
Ford Racing and Borla teamed together to produce this Stainless Steel Cat-Back Bolt-On Exhaust System fitting your 2015-2016 Mustang. It starts with a True X-Pipe, mandrel bent tail pipes, a pair of Borla mufflers, and a set of polished 4-1/2” Ford Racing tips. This is a direct bolt-on for your 2015 Mustang and requires no cutting for installation.