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2020 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

New 2020 Ford Fusion Energi

2020 Ford
Fusion Energi

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
A-Class

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MSRP*
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$37,000
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$32,800 to $34,800
Invoice* $35,150 $30,832 to $32,712
MPG - City N/A 24
MPG - Hwy N/A 34 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Energi than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Ford Fusion Energi may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

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 Ford Fusion Energi is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. 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 Ford Fusion Energi is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fusion Energi is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Fusion Energi, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Drivetrain
The Ford Fusion Energi has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Energi is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fusion Energi and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Fusion Energi is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.