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2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid vs. 2015 Mazda Mazda6 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Fusion Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mazda Mazda6 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Ford Fusion Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda6.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fusion Hybrid as you will with the Mazda Mazda6, 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 Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda6. 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 Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Fusion Hybrid is about the same width as the Mazda Mazda6. When looking at overall length, the Ford Fusion Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mazda Mazda6.

Drivetrain
The Ford Fusion Hybrid has much less torque than the Mazda Mazda6, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford Fusion Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda6, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Mazda Mazda6. 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 Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6. The Ford Fusion Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Mazda Mazda6, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Fusion Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda6.

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2014 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,270 - $32,600

2015 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,190 - $29,895
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 44
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
25 - 26
Highway MPG: 41 37 - 38
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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,497 - $30,074 $20,235 - $28,235

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