Compare 2016 Ford Fusion vs 2016 Hyundai Sonata vs 2016 Subaru Legacy

2016 Ford Fusion
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2016 Hyundai Sonata
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2016 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 $21,329 $22,750
Fusion 4-Door Sedan S Hybrid FWD 44 41 $24,070 $25,675
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE AWD 22 31 $26,076 $28,115
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE FWD 22 34 $22,557 $24,320
Fusion 4-Door Sedan SE Hybrid FWD 44 41 $24,560 $26,480
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium AWD 22 31 $30,858 $33,270
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium FWD 22 33 $29,003 $31,270
Fusion 4-Door Sedan Titanium Hybrid FWD 44 41 $29,151 $31,430
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan SE Luxury 40 36 $31,443 $33,900
Fusion Energi 4-Door Sedan Titanium 40 36 $33,140 $35,730
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4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco 28 38 $22,716 $23,725
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 1.6T Eco w/Tire Kit 28 38 $22,716 $23,725
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Limited 23 32 $31,933 $34,075
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport 23 32 $27,170 $28,925
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.0T Sport w/Black 23 32 $27,170 $28,925
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L 25 38 $20,436 $21,300
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Limited 25 38 $25,850 $27,350
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L PZEV 25 38 $20,436 $21,300
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE 25 38 $20,859 $21,750
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L SE PZEV 25 38 $20,859 $21,750
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport 25 38 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata 4-Door Sedan 2.4L Sport PZEV 25 38 $22,293 $23,400
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited 39 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Hybrid 4-Door Sedan Limited w/Blue Pearl Interior 39 43 $28,257 $30,100
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 4-Door Sedan 38 41 $32,938 $34,600
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4-Door Sedan 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i 26 36 $20,533 $21,745
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited 26 36 $25,214 $26,845
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Limited PZEV 26 36 $25,525 $27,145
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i PZEV 26 36 $20,842 $22,045
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium 26 36 $22,495 $23,845
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 2.5i Premium PZEV 26 36 $22,808 $24,145
Legacy 4-Door Sedan 3.6R Limited 20 29 $28,061 $29,945
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,329
$22,716
$20,533
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,750
$23,725
$21,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$379 / month
$395 / month
$362 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid combines high gas mileage and a quiet ride with one of the best-looking family-sedan bodies. Spacious and fuel efficient, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata is a worthy rival for America's best-selling family sedan. All-wheel drive for the entire lineup, a big back seat, and excellent gas mileage might be enough on their own to woo family-sedan shoppers; the 2016 Subaru Legacy has that, plus top safety, a smooth ride, and a design that fits right in.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.5 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 45.5 42.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 106.1 104.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.3 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.6 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.4 40
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 56.1 55
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.9 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 191.1 188.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 58.1 59
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 110.4 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 73.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 63.5 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 16.3 15
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11.2 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 35.8 36.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P205/65HR16 P225/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P205/65HR16 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 3270 3468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 640 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130 110
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 1.6 L/97 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 178 @ 5500 175 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 195 @ 1500 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
997 NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 28 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 32 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 38 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 5.30 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.32 -
Trans Order Code
44W NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.88 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.93 3.58 - 0.62
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 4.29 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.04 -
Trans Type
6 7 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72 -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Hyundai Sonata Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 (Est) 5.7 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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