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2014 Toyota Avalon vs. 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


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

Convenience
With the Ford Fusion Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Avalon, 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). The Toyota Avalon will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Avalon and the Ford Fusion Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota Avalon is about the same width as the Ford Fusion Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Avalon 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 Toyota Avalon and the Ford Fusion Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Toyota Avalon will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Warranty
The Toyota Avalon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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2014 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $31,340 - $39,650
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2014 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,270 - $32,600
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.34% As low as 5.63%
City MPG: 21 47
Highway MPG: 31 --
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*: $28,206 - $35,686 $24,497 - $30,074

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