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2020 Ford Fusion Energi vs. 2020 Subaru WRX STI Review

New 2020 Ford Fusion Energi

2020 Ford
Fusion Energi

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New 2020 Subaru WRX STI

2020 Subaru
WRX STI

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MSRP*
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$37,000
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$36,995 to $41,695
Invoice* $35,150 $34,960 to $39,331
MPG - City N/A 16
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 Subaru WRX STI. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Fusion Energi and the Subaru WRX STI in the front seats.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Fusion Energi or the Subaru WRX STI, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Subaru WRX STI.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fusion Energi is much wider than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Subaru WRX STI.

Drivetrain
The Ford Fusion Energi has much less torque than the Subaru WRX STI, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Energi is significantly less powerful than the Subaru WRX STI. 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 Subaru WRX STI. The Ford Fusion Energi has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru WRX STI, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Fusion Energi comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru WRX STI.