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2016 Audi A3 vs. 2017 Ford Fusion Energi Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Energi than the Audi A3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Energi will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Fusion Energi. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A3 will cost more in transportation costs than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A3 is much slimmer than the Ford Fusion Energi, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi A3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fusion Energi.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi A3 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Handling
The Audi A3 has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Fusion Energi, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A3 is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A3 and the Ford Fusion Energi.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A3 than that of the Ford Fusion Energi.

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2016 Audi
A3

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MSRP*: $30,900 - $34,200

2017 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*: $33,120 - $41,120
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 23 - 31 --
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 33 - 43 --
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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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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****-***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $28,738 - $31,806 $31,299 - $38,859

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.