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2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2021 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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2020 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$35,700 to $37,700
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$28,000 to $34,595
Invoice* $33,700 to $35,560 $26,600 to $32,865
MPG - City 23 - 24 43
MPG - Hwy 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Hybrid than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Convenience
With the Ford Fusion Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is much slimmer than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 228 Gran Coupe does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Ford Fusion Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW 228 Gran Coupe as you will in the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 228 Gran Coupe than that of the Ford Fusion Hybrid.