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2020 Ford Fusion Hybrid vs. 2022 Hyundai Sonata Review

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2020 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,000 to $34,595
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2022 Hyundai
Sonata

MSRP*: $24,150 to $34,750
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Invoice* $26,600 to $32,865 $23,198 to $33,027
MPG - City 43 MPG 23 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 41 MPG 33 - 38 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 12.0 ft3 16.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Continuously Variable Auto Manual, Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 141 hp 180 - 290 hp
Exterior Length 191.8 in 192.9 in
Exterior Width 75.2 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 44.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 39.2 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.4 - 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Hybrid than the Hyundai Sonata. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fusion Hybrid as you will with the Hyundai Sonata, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Hybrid or the Hyundai Sonata, 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 Hybrid is much higher than that for the Hyundai Sonata.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Fusion Hybrid is much wider than the Hyundai Sonata, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Fusion Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Sonata.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fusion Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Sonata. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The Ford Fusion Hybrid has much less torque than the Hyundai Sonata, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata. The Ford Fusion Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Hyundai Sonata, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Fusion Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Sonata.