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2014 Lexus ES 300h vs. 2014 Ford Fusion Energi Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Lexus ES 300h offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Ford Fusion Energi. The Ford Fusion Energi will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.

Convenience
With the Lexus ES 300h you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Fusion Energi, due to its larger tank size and better 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). The Lexus ES 300h is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Fusion Energi. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Lexus ES 300h is much higher than that for the Ford Fusion Energi.

Dimensions
The Lexus ES 300h is a little narrower than the Ford Fusion Energi, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus ES 300h takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Fusion Energi.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lexus ES 300h transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Handling
The Lexus ES 300h has about the same turning radius as the Ford Fusion Energi, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus ES 300h is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 300h and the Ford Fusion Energi. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus ES 300h will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus ES 300h than that of the Ford Fusion Energi.

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2014 Lexus
ES 300h

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MSRP*: $39,500

2014 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*: $34,700 - $36,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 39 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $37,000 $32,011 - $33,671

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