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2013 Subaru Legacy 2012 Ford Fusion 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
     
2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Automatic Premium
  • 3.6R
  • 2.5i Limited
  • 3.6R Limited
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
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD

Prices

MSRP $20,295 $20,705 $28,775
Invoice $19,201 $19,381 $26,437
Avg. Paid N/A $12,758 $19,117

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.6 8.7
Critics' Rating 7.7 9.3 9.1
Performance 7.2 8.3 8.6
Interior 7.6 8.3 8.6
Safety 9.7 8.6 8.6
Reliability 3.5 4.0 4.0
Operating Cost N/A 8.0 8.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Standard driver assist safety system
  • Spacious interior
  • Top safety scores
  • Nimble handling
  • Powerful available V6
  • Crisp handling
  • High-quality interior materials
  • Large trunk
  • Strong hybrid powertrain
  • Useful high-tech features
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons
  • Below-average reliability score
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Disappointing four-cylinder engine 
  • Base engine drones during hard acceleration
  • Small trunk

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152 Gas I4 2.5L/152 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152
MPG 21 City / 28 Hwy 22 City / 29 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.300 107.4 107.4
Length, Overall (in) 187.200 190.6 190.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.700 72.2 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 59.300 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
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3315 3285 3720

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
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
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 Optional Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.0 100.3 99.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.300 38.7 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.000 42.3 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.300 57.4 57.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.500 54.0 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.500 37.8 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.800 37.1 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.100 56.5 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.900 53.3 53.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.700 16.5 11.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional 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 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 Standard 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

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/152 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 173 @ 5600 175 @ 6000 191 combined
Torque (Net @ RPM) 174 @ 4100 172 @ 4500 - TBD -
Transmission Manual Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 36.800 39.0 37.7

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.500 17.5 17.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm Short-Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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