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2017 Nissan Maxima vs. 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Hybrid than the Nissan Maxima, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Maxima and the Ford Fusion Hybrid in the front seats.

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

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Maxima does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Maxima has a much more powerful engine than the Ford Fusion Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Maxima and the Ford Fusion Hybrid. The Nissan Maxima has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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

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2017 Nissan
Maxima

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MSRP*: $32,610 - $40,040

2017 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,675 - $37,020
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City MPG: 21 43
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 30 --
Engine(s): V-6 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*: $30,447 - $37,373 $24,520 - $34,984

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.