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Selected Style 5-Door HB One (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB One 51 48 $21,864 $23,015
5-Door HB Two 51 48 $22,560 $24,000
5-Door HB Three 51 48 $23,799 $25,565
5-Door HB Four 51 48 $26,284 $28,235
5-Door HB Five 51 48 $27,744 $29,805
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,864
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,015
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$384 / month
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TCC Rating
7.6
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Toyota Prius remains the highest-mileage car offered in the U.S., and it's a practical and capacious mid-size hatchback with room for five The 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid scores with its deft hybrid integration, and for preserving so much of the Fusion's basic goodness.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 51 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 48 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 -
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.7 -
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 -
Passenger Capacity 5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 -
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 -
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 67.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.6 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x - TBD - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x - TBD - -
Brake Type Pwr -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 34.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA -
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 -
Rear Tire Order Code NA -
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 -
Spare Tire Size T135/80D16 -
Front Tire Order Code NA -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3042 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 -
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4000 -
Engine Order Code NA -
Displacement 1.8L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 98 @ 5200 -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 50 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 48 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 51 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Type 1 -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code NA -
Summary
Body Style Hatchback -
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 3.8 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 10 -
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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