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
Select style
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
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 104.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 108.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 15
Brakes
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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 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
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P225/55VR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3410 3514
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Engine
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
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
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
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Subaru Legacy
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
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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