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2015 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2016 Nissan Maxima 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 Nissan Maxima. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Fusion Energi and the Nissan Maxima in the front seats.

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 Nissan Maxima, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Fusion Energi will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Maxima. 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 Energi and the Nissan Maxima have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Energi is significantly less powerful than the Nissan Maxima. 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 Nissan Maxima. The Ford Fusion Energi has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Maxima, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2015 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*: $34,800 - $36,630

2016 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $32,410 - $39,860
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.29%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
22
Highway MPG: 36 --
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $32,103 - $33,791 $30,261 - $37,205

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