Compare 2011 Ford Fusion vs 2011 Subaru Legacy

2011 Ford Fusion
2011 Subaru Legacy
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD 41 36 $26,270 $28,600
Fusion 4-Door Sedan S FWD 22 32 $18,594 $19,850
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD 22 29 $20,196 $21,850
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SEL AWD 18 26 $26,414 $28,760
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SEL FWD 23 33 $23,300 $25,300
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SPORT AWD 17 24 $26,630 $29,000
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SPORT FWD 18 27 $24,966 $27,150
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4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 23 31 $19,844 $20,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd PZEV 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon PZEV 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation PZEV 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV 23 31 $20,153 $21,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP PZEV 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio PZEV 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon PZEV 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon PZEV 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem PZEV 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd Navigation 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 19 27 $18,926 $19,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,440 $24,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem HK Audio/Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,270
$19,844
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,600
$20,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$477 / month
$350 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
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 Subaru Legacy is one of the best-handling mid-size sedans, and the only mainstream one to offer standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
41 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
53.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 103.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
190.6 186.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.8 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 14.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T7C NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
T7C NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P205/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3720 3379
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 2250 170 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
993 NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
156 @ 6000 170 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
41 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously variable ratio CVT
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.8 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
9 6
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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