2017 Ford Mustang vs 2017 Ford Fusion Sport
The 2017 Ford Fusion lineup includes an all new performance-oriented model. The all-new Fusion V6 Sport was designed to create the ultimate performance sedan. But how does the new Fusion stack up when compared to an established sports car, like the Ford Mustang? Looking at the 2017 Ford Mustang vs the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport will help answer this question.
Fusion Sport, Mustang Engine Comparison
Ford has equipped the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport with a turbocharged 2.7-liter V-6 engine. This engine is able to produce 325 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy estimates on the engine are rated at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highways.
Shoppers considering the Mustang will have three engine options to choose from. The best performance numbers come with the available 5.0-liter V-8 that churns out 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. For the best fuel economy ratings, the 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder is the way to go, earning 21 miles per gallon in the cities and 32 miles per gallon on the highways.
After reading the performance comparisons, you may be wondering if there is any reason to choose the Fusion Sport, considering the Mustang bests it in pretty much every significant category. The sedan does have several elements going for it that the Mustang cannot provide. For starters, the Fusion is a sedan. This means the car has four doors, while the Mustang only provides two means of entrance, and a larger back seat than the sports car. Any passengers will appreciate the easier accessibility and added leg room. The Ford Fusion Sport also comes equipped with all-wheel drive, while the Mustang is only available in rear-wheel drive setups.
Both the 2017 Ford Mustang and the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport are practical choices for owners looking to get a little more fun out of their daily driver. If you would like to take both for a test drive, pay us a visit at Brandon Ford. Both of these great cars are currently in our inventory.