2017 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Nissan Altima

2017 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Nissan Altima

The new Ford Fusion is one of the most versatile and capable sedans available, making it the perfect choice for anyone looking to purchase a new sedan. And we mean anyone. Looking for the perfect combination of power and fuel efficiency? The 2017 Fusion base model is right for you. Looking for a little more power and excitement? Go with the 2017 Fusion Sport. Want a hybrid? Well, then the 2017 Fusion Hybrid is exactly what you need. And if you want an electric vehicle? Then there’s the 2017 Fusion Energi.

Simply put, no other sedan on the market can match the versatility and capability of the new Fusion. To see what we mean, just check out this 2017 Ford Fusion versus 2017 Nissan Altima head-to-head model comparison. We’re using the base 2017 Fusion model for the purposes of this comparison, but remember, the new Fusion lineup has something for everyone – and more.

2017 Ford Fusion


2017 Nissan Altima

175 HP Horsepower 179 HP
175 lb-ft. Torque 177 lb-ft.
16.0 ft.3 Cargo Capacity 15.4 ft.3
118.8 ft.3 Total Interior Volume 117.3 ft.3

2017 Ford Fusion: More Passenger Space and Cargo Capacity with Comparable Power

When you look at the above table, you’ll see the horsepower and torque ratings for the two models are about as evenly matched as they can be. In other words, there’s no real advantage for either model when it comes to power. Unless, of course, you go with the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport, which simply can’t be beat when it comes to fun to drive power and capability.

Where the 2017 Ford Fusion really pulls ahead of its competition in this case is in terms of cargo capacity and total interior volume. That’s because the new Ford Fusion provides 16 cubic-feet of cargo capacity and 118.8 cubic-feet of total interior volume. Conversely, the new Nissan Altima pales in comparison, since it can only provide you with 15.4 cubic-feet of cargo capacity and 117.3 cubic-feet of total interior volume.

For more on the 2017 Ford Fusion lineup, please contact our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

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