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2010 Nissan Altima 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2010 Ford Fusion
     
4dr Sdn I4 CVT 2.5
  • 4dr Sdn I4 CVT 2.5
  • 4dr Sdn I4 CVT 2.5 S
  • 2dr Cpe I4 Manual 2.5 S
  • 2dr Cpe I4 CVT 2.5 S
  • 4dr Sdn V6 CVT 3.5 SR
  • 2dr Cpe V6 CVT 3.5 SR
  • 2dr Cpe V6 Manual 3.5 SR
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
4dr Sdn S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SPORT FWD
  • 4dr Sdn SEL AWD
  • 4dr Sdn SPORT AWD

Prices

MSRP $19,900 $27,950 $19,695
Invoice $19,078 $25,666 $18,433
Avg. Paid $11,663 $15,283 $10,473

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 9.2 9.1
Critics' Rating 8.7 9.5 9.3
Performance 8.4 8.9 8.8
Interior 7.9 8.8 8.6
Operating Cost 8.0 8.5 7.9
Safety 9.2 9.4 9.6
Reliability 3.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Agile handling
  • Competitive fuel economy
  • Sleek styling
  • Performance is similar to gas-only Fusion
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Spacious, high-quality interior
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Excellent reliability and safety scores
  • Sporty handling
  • Spacious cabin and trunk
Cons
  • Imprecise manual transmission in coupe
  • Tiny trunk and back seat in coupe
  • Unimpressive safety and reliability ratings
  • Less trunk space than gas-only Fusion
  • Numb electric power steering on lower trims

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.5L/- TBD - Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.5L/152
MPG 23 City / 32 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.3 107.4 107.4
Length, Overall (in) 190.7 190.6 190.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 80.1 80.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 56.9 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3180 3720 3285

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.7 99.8 100.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.7 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 42.3 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.4 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8 54.0 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.8 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.7 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.5 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 53.3 53.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.3 11.8 16.5

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/- TBD - 2.5L/152 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 175 @ 5600 156 @ 6000 175 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 180 @ 3900 136 @ 2250 172 @ 4500
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously variable ratio Manual
Turning diameter 36.1 37.7 39.0

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 41 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 36 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.5 17.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent SLA Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent Multi-link Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.