Compare 2019 Ford Fusion vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Ford Fusion
2019 Nissan Altima
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 21 31 $21,927 $22,840
FWD SE 23 34 $22,915 $24,120
AWD SE 20 29 $26,386 $27,775
FWD SEL 23 34 $27,151 $28,580
AWD SEL 20 29 $30,302 $32,065
FWD Titanium 21 31 $32,623 $34,340
AWD Titanium 20 29 $34,523 $36,340
AWD Sport 17 26 $38,014 $40,015
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Sedan 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 2.5 S 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
AWD Sedan 2.5 S 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Sedan 2.5 SR 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
AWD Sedan 2.5 SR 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Sedan 2.5 SV 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Sedan 2.0 SR 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
AWD Sedan 2.5 SV 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Sedan 2.5 SL 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
AWD Sedan 2.5 SL 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Sedan 2.5 Platinum 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
AWD Sedan 2.5 Platinum 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Sedan 2.0 Platinum 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Sedan 2.0 Edition ONE 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,927
$22,371
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,840
$24,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$381 / month
$400 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Fusion’s good looks get shoppers in the door, but this sedan is starting to show its age. The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 44.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55 54
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 52.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 63.6
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 192.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 11
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3410 3212
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 182 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 178 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 39
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 1.96
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 Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.63 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 4.83
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Nissan Altima
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 5.5
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2019 Ford Fusion
  • 2019 Fusion widely available
  • Up to $4,750 in factory cash
  • Lease from $239 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 72 months + up to $2,750 bonus
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2019 Nissan Altima
  • Redesigned 2019 Altima features a new platform
  • Rebates: $1,500 rebate or $2,000 finance bonus
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $2,000
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