Compare 2013 Ford Fusion vs 2013 Subaru Legacy

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Subaru Legacy
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4-Door Sedan SE FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD 22 34 $21,983 $23,830
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE Hybrid FWD 44 41 $25,092 $27,200
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium AWD 22 31 $29,705 $32,200
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium FWD 22 33 $27,860 $30,200
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium Hybrid FWD 44 41 $29,612 $32,100
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan SE Luxury N/A N/A $35,701 $38,700
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan Titanium N/A N/A $36,992 $40,100
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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 24 32 $20,119 $21,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 24 32 $24,343 $25,895
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited PZEV 24 32 $24,651 $26,195
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i PZEV 24 32 $20,428 $21,595
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 24 32 $21,253 $22,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium PZEV 24 32 $21,565 $22,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Sport N/A N/A $23,094 $24,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Sport PZEV N/A N/A $23,370 $24,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 21 28 $19,201 $20,295
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,806 $25,395
Legacy 4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 18 25 $27,097 $28,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,983
$20,119
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,830
$21,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$397 / month
$355 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid makes an extraordinary leap forward in fuel economy--but also, in its appealing looks and handling. The 2013 Subaru Legacy retains its unique position as an affordable, fun-to-drive mid-size sedan with standard all-wheel drive--and adds some standout safety technology.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.200 40.300
Second Hip Room (in)
54.400 53.900
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.800 56.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
118.800 103.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.800 37.500
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.900 56.100
Front Leg Room (in)
44.300 43.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.000 54.500
Second Leg Room (in)
38.300 37.800
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.700 61.600
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.900
Length, Overall (in)
191.700 187.200
Height, Overall (in)
58.100 59.300
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.400 62.000
Wheelbase (in)
112.200 108.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.200
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.900 71.700
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.000 14.700
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.600 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 - 11.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.500 18.500
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.800 14.500
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.600 36.800
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Quick Ratio Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.700 2.900
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
P235/50R17 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/80D16 T135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R17 P205/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3427 3392
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ - TBD - 174 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ - TBD - 173 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.750 0.618
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.580 3.581
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.910 1.658
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.885
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.940 3.667
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.960 2.262
Trans Order Code
44W NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.070 3.700
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.450 1.208
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift CVT
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.95 - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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