Compare 2011 Ford Fusion vs 2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Ford Fusion
2011 Hyundai Sonata
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4-Door Sedan FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD S 22 32 $18,594 $19,850
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 22 29 $20,196 $21,850
4-Door Sedan FWD SEL 23 33 $23,300 $25,300
4-Door Sedan FWD SPORT 18 27 $24,966 $27,150
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 41 36 $26,270 $28,600
4-Door Sedan AWD SEL 18 26 $26,414 $28,760
4-Door Sedan AWD SPORT 17 24 $26,630 $29,000
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Manual GLS 24 35 $18,593 $19,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic GLS PZEV 22 35 $19,538 $20,395
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic SE 22 35 $21,578 $22,795
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic SE 22 33 $23,026 $24,345
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd PZEV w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 35 $23,847 $25,495
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic Hybrid 34 39 $24,383 $25,795
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
4-Door Sedan 2.0L Automatic Ltd w/Wine Int 22 33 $25,465 $27,245
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,594
$18,593
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,850
$19,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$331 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Ford Fusion comes in a few finely developed flavors; Sport, Hybrid and base are a few of the best tastes. The 2011 Hyundai Sonata takes some smart styling and performance risks to raise its profile.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.3 103.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 45.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 62.9
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 110.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
190.6 189.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.5 16.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.2 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
T7E NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
T7E NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3161
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI GDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4500 184 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
99A NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 198 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.93
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.25-4.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.28
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.70
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7
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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