Which Ford Sedan is Perfect For You - Fusion or Taurus? Find Out With Comparison Info From Lakewood Ford
When you're looking for a midsize sedan, Ford has two outstanding options in the 2017 Fusion and the 2017 Taurus. Both are well-appointed, well-equipped and fun-to-drive, but which one fits your lifestyle best? At Lakewood Ford, we want to help you make the choice between the Fusion and the Taurus a little easier which is why we've put this comparison page together so you can easily see the advantages of both. Check out the details below and then visit us in Lakewood, WA for a test drive.
| 2017 Ford Fusion || || 2017 Ford Taurus |
| 175 @ 6,000 RPM || Base Model Horsepower || 288 @ 6,500 RPM |
| 21 City / 32 Highway || Base Model Fuel Economy || 18 City / 27 Highway |
| Standard || Alloy Wheels || Standard |
| 37.8 Inches || Rear Head Room || 37.8 Inches |
| 2017 Ford Fusion |
| 2017 Ford Taurus |
| 175 @ 6,000 RPM |
| Base Model Horsepower |
| 288 @ 6,500 RPM |
| 21 City / 32 Highway |
| Base Model Fuel Economy |
| 18 City / 27 Highway |
| Standard |
| Alloy Wheels |
| Standard |
| 37.8 Inches |
| Rear Head Room |
| 37.8 Inches |
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Ford Taurus: Design Comparison
While both the 2017 Ford Fusion and the 2017 Ford Taurus are classified as midsize sedans and are designed to seat 5, the Taurus is the visibly larger of the two vehicles. This gives the Taurus a slightly larger wheelbase, a greater interior volume overall and more cargo capacity than the Fusion. This doesn't mean that you'll lack in interior comfort if you choose the smaller Fusion, though, interior comfort dimensions are nearly identical especially in crucial categories such as head room and leg room.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Ford Taurus: Performance Facts
The 2017 Ford Fusion is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine at the base trim level with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder and a twin-turbo V6 engine each available at upper trim levels. The Taurus offers a more powerful V6 engine at most trim levels with a larger twin-turbo V6 if you choose the sport-inspired SHO trim level. Front-wheel drive is the base-level powertrain and all-wheel drive is available on upper trim levels of both sedans. Both vehicles come with automatic transmissions and while the Taurus offers greater horsepower and torque when comparing like trim levels, the Fusion offers greater fuel economy.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. Ford Taurus: Safety Information
Both vehicles offer standard safety features such as multiple airbags, traction control, stability control, antilock brakes, a rearview camera and emergency telematics. The Ford MyKey system is also standard on both vehicles that affords you the option of setting limits for secondary drivers. All-wheel drive is available as an option on both sedans and both earned 5-out-of-5 stars overall in NHTSA crash testing.
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!