Compare 2012 Toyota Prius vs 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2012 Toyota Prius
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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5-Door HB One
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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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
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
City
51 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
48 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars -
Interior Dimensions
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 -
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 -
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
175.6 -
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
21.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
67.3 -
Brakes
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 -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x - TBD - -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
34.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 -
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D16 -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3042 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front 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
Displacement
1.8L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 5200 -
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 -
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 4000 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
48 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
50 -
Transmission
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 -
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 - -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius -
Body Style
Hatchback -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
10 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 -
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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