Compare 2013 Ford Fusion vs 2013 Subaru Legacy

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Subaru Legacy
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4-Door Sedan S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion 4-Door Sedan S FWD 22 34 $20,422 $21,900
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

$20,422
$20,119

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$21,900
$21,295

Monthly Payment Estimate

$365 / 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

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

Front Head Room (in)

39.200 40.300

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

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

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 11.600 x - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.500 18.500

Steering

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

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A N/A

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA N/A

Front Tire Size

P215/60HR16 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

P215/60HR16 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

Front Wheel Size (in)

16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact 16 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Front Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel - TBD -

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

34 32

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

22 24

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

26 27

Transmission

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

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.750 0.618

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.580 3.581

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

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 -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA NA

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- TBD - - TBD -

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.0 6.7

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

--

Side Barrier Rating

--

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

--

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

--

Rollover Rating

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