Compare 2014 Subaru Legacy vs 2014 Ford Fusion

2014 Subaru Legacy
2014 Ford Fusion
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4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 21 29 $19,201 $20,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 24 32 $20,119 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 24 32 $20,428 $21,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 24 32 $21,990 $23,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Premium 24 32 $22,301 $23,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Sport 24 32 $23,784 $25,245
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Sport 24 32 $24,089 $25,545
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 24 32 $24,343 $25,895
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Limited 24 32 $24,651 $26,195
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 18 25 $27,097 $28,895
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4-Door Sedan FWD S
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 S Hybrid 44 41 $24,497 $26,270
4-Door Sedan FWD SE Hybrid 44 41 $25,166 $27,280
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,201
$20,488
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$21,970
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$366 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Subaru Legacy continues to represent a good value as a sporty, affordable, all-wheel-drive sedan that's fun to drive--as long as you're not looking for the latest gadgets and gimmicks. 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
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 55
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103 102.8
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
187.2 191.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.3 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.7 16
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 11.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.8
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)
18.5 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60VR16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3315 3431
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4100 175 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 5600 175 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 34
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.64 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA 44W
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.91
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Ford Fusion
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 7.0 (Est)
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
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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