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Selected Style 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
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 27 38 $20,356 $21,760
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 S 27 38 $20,376 $22,280
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SL 27 38 $25,959 $28,400
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SL 22 31 $27,929 $30,560
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SV 27 38 $22,018 $24,080
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 S 22 31 $23,550 $25,760
4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SV 22 31 $25,831 $28,260
2-Door Coupe I4 2.5 S 23 32 $23,910 $25,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,760
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line 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. Briskly updated in the right ways, the 2013 Nissan Altima sedan promises good looks and great gas mileage for those who don't mind a CVT.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.400
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 45.000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55 54.000
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 36.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 40.000
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 52.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 56.400
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.8 101.900
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.900
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.4 62.400
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 109.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 72.000
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.400
Length, Overall (in) 191.7 191.500
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - 26.900
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16 15.400
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 11.500 x 0.350
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 11.700 x 1.020
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 18.000
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 36.100
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.400
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.900
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60HR16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/90R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60HR16 P215/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3431 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 110
Engine
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 4500 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 997 NA
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 182 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 27
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable Ratio
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 4.828
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 NA
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94 0.745
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 NA
Trans Order Code 44W NA
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Fusion Nissan Altima
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.0 (Est) 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 7.200
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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