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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $20,214 $20,595
4-Door Sedan SXT 20 31 $22,286 $23,295
4-Door Sedan R/T 19 29 $24,586 $25,795
4-Door Sedan S FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD S 22 34 $20,488 $21,970
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 22 34 $22,079 $23,935
4-Door Sedan FWD Titanium 22 33 $28,229 $30,600
4-Door Sedan AWD Titanium 22 31 $30,074 $32,600
4-Door Sedan FWD Titanium Hybrid 44 41 $30,074 $32,600
4-Door Sedan FWD SE Hybrid 44 41 $25,166 $27,280
4-Door Sedan FWD S Hybrid 44 41 $24,497 $26,270
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Dodge Avenger looks great and comes with a long list of features, but it's just not rewarding to spend time behind the wheel. The 2014 Ford Fusion has stunning good looks, satisfying performance, and top-notch safety and fuel economy--all without skimping on the interior space and ride comfort that really means something to mid-size sedan shoppers.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.2 102.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 55
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 40 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 54.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 44.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.8 72.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 62.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.6 191.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.5 16
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 11.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 37.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55HR17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TRJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR17 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code TRJ NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3400 3431
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 -
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 175 @ 4500
Engine Order Code ED3 997
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 175 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.91
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.96
Trans Order Code DFF 44W
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Avenger Ford Fusion
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.6 (Est) 7.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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