Learn More About the Comparison Between the New 2017 Ford Fusion and the Chevrolet Malibu From Lakewood Ford
You don't have to choose between style and capability in a midsize sedan when you decide to drive the new 2017 Ford Fusion. At Lakewood Ford, we're excited about the new 2017 Fusion and we want you to see why. We've put the new Fusion head-to-head against the Chevrolet Malibu, a well-respected competitor, so you can see why the Fusion is a great value. Check out the details below and then come see us in Lakewood, WA for a test drive.
| 2017 Ford Fusion || || 2017 Chevrolet Malibu |
| 175 @ 6,000 RPM || Base Model Horsepower || 160 @ 5,700 RPM |
| Standard || Bluetooth || Optional |
| Optional || Premium Leather Upholstery || Not Available |
| Alloy Wheels || Base Model Wheels || Steel Wheels |
| 2017 Ford Fusion |
| 2017 Chevrolet Malibu |
| 175 @ 6,000 RPM |
| Base Model Horsepower |
| 160 @ 5,700 RPM |
| Standard |
| Bluetooth |
| Optional |
| Optional |
| Premium Leather Upholstery |
| Not Available |
| Alloy Wheels |
| Base Model Wheels |
| Steel Wheels |
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu: Design Comparison
The new 2017 Ford Fusion and the Chevy Malibu are both roomy midsize sedans designed to seat five. These two vehicles may look similar at first glance, but when you take a closer look you'll find that the Fusion offers you more for your money. Case in point, every Fusion comes standard with Bluetooth, a feature that's not available at the base trim level of the Malibu. You also get to enjoy greater front head room, front hip room, front leg room, rear hip room, rear head room and rear leg room in the Fusion than you do in the Malibu.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu: Performance Facts
At the base trim level, the Fusion is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that's capable of more horsepower than the smaller, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that you'll find in the Malibu. Both sedans offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine paired with an automatic transmission at the top trim level but the Fusion offers all-wheel drive, a feature not found at any trim level of the 2017 Malibu.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu: Safety Information
Multiple airbags, traction control, emergency telematics, stability control, antilock brakes and more are safety features that you'll find as standard equipment in both the 2017 Ford Fusion and the Chevy Malibu. Both sedans fared well in IIHS testing and both earned 5 stars overall in NHTSA crash testing. A rearview camera is standard at every trim level of the Fusion while you have to pay extra if you want one in the Malibu. In addition, all-wheel drive is an option on upper trim levels of the 2017 Fusion but not available in the Malibu.
Save on the Exciting New 2017 Ford Lineup of Vehicles at Lakewood Ford
Whether for work or play, driving a dependable Ford vehicle in the Pacific Northwest is a rewarding experience. At Lakewood Ford, we're pleased to be able to offer a great selection of new 2017 Ford vehicles at great prices. Any of our friendly sales consultants will be happy to help you pick out the Ford that's perfect for your lifestyle and our frequently updated special offers will help you save. In addition, our caring finance team can work with nearly any credit situation and will work hard to find a payment plan that works with your budget. Start your research with our model information pages and competitive comparison pages and then come see us at 11503 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 for a test drive. We're just down the road from Tacoma and worth the trip from anywhere in the Puget Sound region. We look forward to working with you at Lakewood Ford!