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  2011 Dodge Avenger 2011 Ford Fusion Sport
Invoice $18,985 $18,594
19/31 17/36
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Bottom Line A new V-6 and interior refresh makes the 2011 Dodge Avenger more intriguing, but in execution this mid-sizer still leaves a lot to be desired. Read Full Review The 2011 Ford Fusion comes in a few finely developed flavors; Sport, Hybrid and base are a few of the best tastes. Read Full Review
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  • Nice exterior stance
  • Improved interior design
  • Strong, refined new V-6


  • Mini-Charger style sacrifices space
  • Torque steer (V-6)
  • Clunky transmission
  • Sub-par interior materialsSub-par interior materials


  • Stands out in a bland crowd
  • High levels of fit and finish
  • Hybrid's soaring city fuel economy
  • Fine ride-and-handling blend


  • Grille of your dreams, or not?
  • Smaller inside than truly large family sedans
  • Fusion Sport wants, needs paddles for shifting
  • Smaller V-6 is a groaner
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