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2015 Ford Fusion vs. 2015 Ford Taurus Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Fusion offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Ford Taurus with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Ford Fusion will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Taurus.

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). Based on MSRP, the Ford Fusion is clearly a better financial choice over the Ford Taurus. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Fusion and the Ford Taurus have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Fusion transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Ford Taurus.

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

Performance
The Ford Fusion has less horsepower than the Ford Taurus, 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 Ford Fusion and the Ford Taurus. The Ford Fusion has significantly less cargo room than the Ford Taurus, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Fusion comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Taurus.

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2015 Ford
Fusion

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MSRP*: $22,400 - $32,600

2015 Ford
Taurus

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MSRP*: $27,055 - $40,220
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: -- 17 - 19
Highway MPG: -- 25 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $20,888 - $30,074 $24,959 - $37,103

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