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Selected Style 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid 4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 23 34 $20,579 $21,500
4-Door Sedan EX 23 34 $22,429 $23,950
4-Door Sedan SX 23 34 $23,877 $25,500
4-Door Sedan SX Turbo 20 31 $25,763 $27,500
4-Door Sedan SXL Turbo 20 31 $32,963 $35,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$20,579
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi are strong contenders that compete well against the Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata Hybrids--and are selling well. The 2014 Kia Optima is a sensible and spacious four-door sedan, but it moonlights as something a little more stylish and adventuresome.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7
Front Head Room (in) 40
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63
Wheelbase (in) 110
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/65HR16
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3237
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 760
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Engine
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 192 @ 6300
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.88
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80
Trans Type 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64
Trans Order Code NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Optima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.8 (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 -
Rollover Rating -
 
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