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2015 Ford Fusion vs. 2015 Nissan Altima Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion than the Nissan Altima. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Fusion, drivers may find the Nissan Altima a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fusion as you will with the Nissan Altima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Ford Fusion is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Altima. 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 Nissan Altima have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Fusion is a little wider than the Nissan Altima, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Ford Fusion takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Altima.

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

Handling
The Ford Fusion has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Altima, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford Fusion has less horsepower than the Nissan Altima, 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 Nissan Altima. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Ford Fusion as you will in the Nissan Altima.

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

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2015 Ford
Fusion

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MSRP*: $22,500 - $32,780

2015 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*: $22,300 - $32,350
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 22 22 - 27
Highway MPG: 31 - 34 32 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 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*: $20,981 - $30,240 $20,867 - $29,900

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