Compare 2012 Ford Fusion vs 2012 Mitsubishi Galant

2012 Ford Fusion
2012 Mitsubishi Galant
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD 41 36 $26,437 $28,775
Fusion 4-Door Sedan S FWD 22 29 $19,381 $20,705
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD 23 33 $21,217 $22,975
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SEL AWD 17 25 $26,613 $28,970
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SEL FWD 23 33 $23,423 $25,425
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SPORT AWD 17 25 $26,797 $29,175
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SPORT FWD 18 27 $25,043 $27,225
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4-Door Sedan ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Galant 4-Door Sedan ES 21 30 $20,974 $21,899
Galant 4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $23,273 $24,299
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,437
$20,974
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,775
$21,899
Monthly Payment Estimate
$480 / month
$365 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Ford Fusion stays at the top of its game, especially as a Hybrid, with perky handling and its cut-above looks. The 2012 Mitsubishi Galant has endured as a rental-fleet special, but sedan shoppers would do better with nearly every other mid-size four-door on the market.
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Fuel Economy
City
41 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 37.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 101.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
190.6 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 13.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
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)
17.5 17.7
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38.1
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
T7C NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
T7C NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3720 3395
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - 157 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
993 4G69
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
191 combined 160 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
41 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 30
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.57
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.57 3.76
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Type
1 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Mitsubishi Galant
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Short-Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.6 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.7 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
9 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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