Compare 2015 Ford Fusion vs 2015 Subaru Legacy

2015 Ford Fusion
2015 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 $20,981 $22,500
Fusion 4-Door Sedan S Hybrid FWD 44 41 $24,781 $26,575
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE AWD 22 31 $25,673 $27,830
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD 22 34 $22,171 $24,035
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE Hybrid FWD 44 41 $25,258 $27,380
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium AWD 22 31 $30,240 $32,780
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium FWD 22 33 $28,395 $30,780
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium Hybrid FWD 44 41 $29,824 $32,330
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan SE Luxury 40 36 $32,103 $34,800
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan Titanium 40 36 $33,791 $36,630
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4-Door Sedan 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i 26 36 $20,487 $21,695
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited 26 36 $24,894 $26,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited PZEV 26 36 $25,202 $26,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i PZEV 26 36 $20,796 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium 26 36 $22,173 $23,495
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium PZEV 26 36 $22,486 $23,795
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 3.6R Limited 20 29 $27,739 $29,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,981
$20,487
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,500
$21,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$362 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Ford Fusion continues to offer an excellent blend of top-notch safety, solid fuel economy, and stunning good looks–all without compromising on interior space and comfort. The 2015 Subaru Legacy smooths over its ruffles, and out-domestics some American family sedans with a big back seat, excellent gas mileage and standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 104.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 55
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 59
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 15
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/55VR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3431 3468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
44W NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.58 - 0.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 5.9
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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