• 2012 Ford Fusion

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  • 2012 Ford Fusion

    #6 in 2012 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • 2012 Honda Accord

    #3 in 2012 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • 2012 Kia Optima

    #13 in 2012 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $20,705
    • $22,280
    • $19,500
    • Avg. Paid
    • $6,836
    • $8,885
    • $7,769

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.3 /10
    • 8.7 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.2 /10
    • 9.1 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.3 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • 8.0 /10
    • Interior
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • 8.3 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.4 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.6 /10
    • 10.0 /10
    • 9.7 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 4.0 /5
    • 2.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Powerful available V6
      • Crisp handling
      • High-quality interior materials
      • Large trunk
      • Spacious cabin
      • Fun to drive
      • Excellent safety score
      • Top-notch interior materials
      • Excellent safety score
    • Cons
      • Base engine drones during hard acceleration
      • Some rivals have nicer cabins
      • Below-average trunk space
      • Small trunk opening

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.5L/152
    • Gas I4 2.4L/144
    • Gas I4 2.4L/144
    • MPG
    • 22 City / 29 Hwy
    • 23 City / 34 Hwy
    • 24 City / 35 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 107.4
    • 110.2
    • 110.0
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 190.6
    • 194.9
    • 190.7
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.2
    • 72.7
    • 72.1
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 56.9
    • 58.1
    • 57.3
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3285
    • 3279
    • 3206
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Chrome Wheels
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Wheel Locks
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Steel Wheels
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Covers
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Fog Lamps
    •  
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Parking Aid
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Remote Engine Start
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Mirrors
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Mirrors
    • 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.)
    • 100.3
    • 106.0
    • 102.2
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.7
    • 41.4
    • 40.0
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.3
    • 42.5
    • 45.5
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 57.4
    • 58.2
    • 57.2
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.0
    • 56.6
    • 54.7
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.8
    • 38.5
    • 37.6
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 37.1
    • 37.2
    • 34.7
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 56.5
    • 56.4
    • 55.7
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 53.3
    • 54.3
    • 54.5
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 16.5
    • 14.7
    • 15.4
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Lumbar
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Side Air Bag
    • 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
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.5L/152
    • 2.4L/144
    • 2.4L/144
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 175 @ 6000
    • 177 @ 6500
    • 200 @ 6300
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 172 @ 4500
    • 161 @ 4300
    • 186 @ 4250
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 39.0
    • 37.7
    • 35.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 22
    • 23
    • 24
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 29
    • 34
    • 35
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 17.5
    • 18.5
    • 18.5
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Short-Long Arm
    • Double wishbone
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-link
    • Multi-link
    • Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    •  
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    •  
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Optional
    • Standard
    •  
    • 5-Speed Automatic
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Manual
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard

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