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2016 Acura ILX vs. 2016 Ford Fusion Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion than the Acura ILX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura ILX.

Convenience
The Ford Fusion requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura ILX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Acura ILX or the Ford Fusion, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX will cost more in transportation costs than the Ford Fusion.

Dimensions
Since the Acura ILX is much slimmer than the Ford Fusion, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Acura ILX, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fusion.

Drivetrain
The Acura ILX has much less torque than the Ford Fusion, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura ILX has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Fusion, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura ILX has less horsepower than the Ford Fusion, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX and the Ford Fusion. The Acura ILX has significantly less cargo room than the Ford Fusion, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura ILX than that of the Ford Fusion.

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2016 Acura
ILX

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MSRP*: $27,900

2016 Ford
Fusion

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MSRP*: $22,600 - $32,880
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 25 22
Highway MPG: 36 31 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,275 $21,075 - $30,332

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