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Compare 2017 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Mazda MAZDA6

2017 Ford Fusion
2017 Mazda MAZDA6
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Hybrid Platinum FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion Hybrid Platinum FWD 43 41 $35,088 $37,130
Fusion Hybrid S FWD 43 41 $24,625 $25,785
Fusion Hybrid SE FWD 43 41 $25,128 $26,590
Fusion Hybrid Titanium FWD 43 41 $29,409 $31,120
Fusion Platinum AWD 20 29 $36,620 $38,750
Fusion Platinum FWD 21 31 $34,730 $36,750
Fusion S FWD 21 32 $21,592 $22,610
Fusion SE AWD 20 29 $26,020 $27,535
Fusion SE FWD 21 32 $22,434 $23,740
Fusion Sport AWD 17 26 $31,757 $33,605
Fusion Titanium AWD 20 29 $30,939 $32,740
Fusion Titanium FWD 21 31 $29,049 $30,740
Fusion Energi Platinum FWD N/A N/A $38,859 $41,120
Fusion Energi SE FWD N/A N/A $31,299 $33,120
Fusion Energi Titanium FWD N/A N/A $32,244 $34,120
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2017.5 Grand Touring Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda6 2017.5 Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $28,991 $30,695
Mazda6 2017.5 Sport Automatic 26 35 $21,842 $22,995
Mazda6 2017.5 Sport Manual 24 34 $20,954 $21,945
Mazda6 2017.5 Touring Automatic 26 35 $23,848 $25,245
Mazda6 2017.5 Touring Manual 24 34 $22,858 $24,195
Mazda6 Grand Touring Automatic 26 35 $28,991 $30,695
Mazda6 Sport Automatic 26 35 $21,842 $22,995
Mazda6 Sport Manual 24 34 $20,954 $21,945
Mazda6 Touring Automatic 26 35 $23,848 $25,245
Mazda6 Touring Manual 24 34 $22,858 $24,195

2017 Ford Fusion vs. 2017 Mazda 6: Compare Cars

Design excitement is a rarity in the mid-size sedan arena. However, two models in particular bring some much-needed flair to the segment. They are the Ford Fusion and Mazda 6.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,088
$28,991
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,130
$30,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$619 / month
$512 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ford Fusion blends enduring good looks, a wide variety of powertrains, impressive interior space and comfort along with all the latest electronic safety systems and a few design upgrades. Unless you're just power-hungry, the 2017 Mazda 6 remains one of the best family-sedan choices you can make.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
43 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 99.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.8 192.7
Height, Overall (in)
58 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 14.8
Brakes
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 11.7
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)
11.9 10.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 36.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18 P225/45WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3615 3250
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4000 185 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 6000 184 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
43 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 35
Transmission
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.02
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Mazda Mazda6
Body Style
Sedan 2017.5 Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.2 6.1
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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