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Compare 2020 Ford Fusion vs 2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Ford Fusion
2020 Nissan Altima
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S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fusion S FWD 21 31 $22,243 $23,170
Fusion SE AWD 20 29 $26,491 $27,885
Fusion SE FWD 23 34 $23,276 $24,500
Fusion SEL FWD 23 34 $27,255 $28,690
Fusion Titanium AWD 20 29 $34,628 $36,450
Fusion Titanium FWD 21 31 $32,728 $34,450
Fusion Energi Titanium FWD N/A N/A $35,150 $37,000
Fusion Hybrid SE FWD 43 41 $26,600 $28,000
Fusion Hybrid SEL FWD 43 41 $30,048 $31,630
Fusion Hybrid Titanium FWD 43 41 $32,865 $34,595
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2.0 Platinum Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,769 $35,180
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,719 $29,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,440 $33,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $30,184 $32,400
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,906 $25,650
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,650 $24,300
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,430 $31,590
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,175 $30,240
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $25,395 $27,250
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $24,139 $25,900
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,477 $29,490
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,222 $28,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,243
$32,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,170
$35,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$386 / month
$586 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Fusion still delivers great hybrid fuel economy and classic good looks, even though it's set to retire. The 2020 Nissan Altima is a handsome sedan with a great-looking price.
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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
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 43.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.8 98.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
191.7 192.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 72.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16 15.4
Brakes
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 11.5
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.5 16.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P235/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P235/40VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3410 3438
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 510
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 267 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
997 NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 236 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 1.80
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
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Fusion Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 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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2020 Ford Fusion
  • 2020 Fusion selection still looks good
  • Factory rebate increases to $4,000
  • Lease from $229 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 72 months + $1,000 bonus
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2020 Nissan Altima
  • 2020 Altima includes more standard features
  • Rebates: $2,250 cashback
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $1,500
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