Compare 2019 Ford Fusion vs 2019 Subaru Legacy

2019 Ford Fusion
2019 Subaru Legacy
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion S FWD 21 31 $21,927 $22,840
Fusion SE AWD 20 29 $26,386 $27,775
Fusion SE FWD 23 34 $22,915 $24,120
Fusion SEL AWD 20 29 $30,302 $32,065
Fusion SEL FWD 23 34 $27,151 $28,580
Fusion Sport AWD 17 26 $38,014 $40,015
Fusion Titanium AWD 20 29 $34,523 $36,340
Fusion Titanium FWD 21 31 $32,623 $34,340
Fusion Energi Titanium FWD N/A N/A $34,765 $36,595
Fusion Hybrid SE FWD 43 41 $26,177 $27,555
Fusion Hybrid SEL FWD 43 41 $29,945 $31,520
Fusion Hybrid Titanium FWD 43 41 $32,761 $34,485
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 2.5i 25 34 $21,301 $22,545
Legacy 2.5i Limited 25 34 $27,455 $29,245
Legacy 2.5i Premium 25 34 $23,316 $24,695
Legacy 2.5i Sport 25 34 $25,250 $26,795
Legacy 3.6R Limited 20 28 $29,529 $31,545

Pricing

Invoice Price

$21,927
$21,301

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$22,840
$22,545

Monthly Payment Estimate

$381 / month
$376 / 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 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.

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Fuel Economy

City

21 mpg 25 mpg

Highway

31 mpg 34 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Midsize Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

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

Second Head Room (in)

37.8 37

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56.9 57.3

Front Leg Room (in)

44.3 42.9

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.4 62.8

Wheelbase (in)

112.2 108.3

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.2 72.4

Track Width, Front (in)

62.7 62.2

Length, Overall (in)

191.7 188.8

Height, Overall (in)

58.1 59

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 5.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

16 15

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 11.6

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 11.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.5 18.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.6 36.8

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P215/60HR16 P225/55VR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P215/60HR16 P225/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

100 -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

100 -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3410 3514

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

16 X 6.5 17 X 7

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

16 X 6.5 17 X 7

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

500 490

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 110

Engine

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

Displacement

2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

175 @ 6000 175 @ 5800

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

25 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

31 34

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

21 25

Transmission

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 Drive

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

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 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Emissions

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

7.1 6.0

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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