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2021 Cadillac CT5 vs. 2020 Ford Fusion Energi Review

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2021 Cadillac
CT5

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2020 Ford
Fusion Energi

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MSRP*
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$36,995 to $47,795
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$37,000
Invoice* $35,145 to $45,405 $35,150
MPG - City 18 - 23 N/A
MPG - Hwy 26 - 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 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 Energi than the Cadillac CT5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Energi will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Cadillac CT5.

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 Cadillac CT5 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 Cadillac CT5 and the Ford Fusion Energi have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CT5 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 Cadillac CT5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Fusion Energi.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Cadillac CT5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fusion Energi.

Handling
The Cadillac CT5 has a larger turning radius than the Ford Fusion Energi, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Cadillac CT5 has a much more powerful engine than the Ford Fusion Energi. 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 Cadillac CT5 and the Ford Fusion Energi. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Cadillac CT5 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 Cadillac CT5 than that of the Ford Fusion Energi.