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2014 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 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 Hybrid. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, 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 Hybrid, 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 Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Ford Fusion Energi and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Ford Fusion Energi and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

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 Hybrid. The Ford Fusion Energi has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, 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 Hybrid.

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2014 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*: $34,700 - $36,500
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2014 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,190
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% --
City MPG: 44 45
Highway MPG: 41 --
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
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,011 - $33,671 $33,431

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