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2014 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Ford Fusion Energi than in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, due to the Ford Fusion Energi's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Energi will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Fusion Energi, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Ford Fusion Energi doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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

Performance
The Ford Fusion Energi has less horsepower than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 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 Energi and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Ford Fusion Energi has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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2014 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*: $34,700 - $36,500

2014 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,805 - $41,650
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% --
City MPG: 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 36 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
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*: $32,011 - $33,671 $32,224 - $37,486

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