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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 S FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 FWD S 23 31 $16,316 $17,430
4-Door Sedan I4 FWD SE 23 31 $16,979 $18,360
4-Door Sedan I4 FWD SEL 23 31 $17,961 $19,450
4-Door Sedan V6 FWD SE 20 28 $19,432 $21,085
4-Door Sedan V6 FWD SEL 20 28 $20,408 $22,170
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD SE 19 26 $21,096 $22,935
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD SEL 19 26 $22,073 $24,020
4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 24 34 $16,268 $17,215
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 24 34 $17,421 $18,435
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 22 32 $19,037 $20,145
4-Door Sedan SS 18 26 $22,179 $23,470
4-Door Sedan LTZ 22 32 $22,372 $23,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,316
$16,268
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,430
$17,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$287 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Sedan Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 101.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4 52.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 188.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.98 10.87 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.05 x 1.57
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 36
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMR
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3151 3174
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.3L/140 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6250 144 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4250 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99Z L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.62
Trans Order Code 445 MN5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.39 3.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.95
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan LS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
 
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