newcars.com®

2014 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2014 Lincoln MKZ 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 Energi than the Lincoln MKZ. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKZ, the Ford Fusion Energi may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fusion Energi as you will with the Lincoln MKZ, 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). Whether you pick the Ford Fusion Energi or the Lincoln MKZ, 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. In this case, the Ford Fusion Energi will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Lincoln MKZ.

Dimensions
The Ford Fusion Energi is about the same width as the Lincoln MKZ. When looking at overall length, the Ford Fusion Energi takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKZ.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Energi is significantly less powerful than the Lincoln MKZ. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Fusion Energi is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln MKZ.

Watch Video

Compare the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi and the 2014 Lincoln MKZ.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2014 Ford
Fusion Energi

More Details & Photos New 2014 Ford Fusion Energi
MSRP*: $34,700 - $36,500

2014 Lincoln
MKZ

More Details & Photos New 2014 Lincoln MKZ
MSRP*: $35,190 - $37,080
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% --
City MPG: 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
22
Highway MPG: 36 31 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** *****
Side Crash Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries. Read an article on the current NHTSA crash test program.

***** ****
Invoice*: $32,011 - $33,671 $33,431 - $35,226

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.

Monthly Trend for:
2014 Ford Fusion Energi

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Monthly Trend for:
2014 Lincoln MKZ

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Car Chooser

Still Deciding?

Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!

Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.

There's no other tool quite like it!

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