New 2017 Ford Fusion Comparison Vs. the KIA Optima From Lakewood Ford
There are a lot of midsize sedans available, so narrowing down your choices may seem like a daunting task. At Lakewood Ford, we know that the 2017 Ford Fusion is a great choice and we want you to be just as excited about it as we are. That's why we've decided to compare the Fusion head-to-head against the KIA Optima, a well-respected close competitor. Check out the details below and then get in touch with us in Lakewood, WA for a test drive.
| 2017 Ford Fusion || || 2017 KIA Optima |
| Optional || All-Wheel Drive || Not Available |
| 325 @ 5,500 RPM (Sport) || Maximum Horsepower || 245 @ 6,000 RPM (SXL) |
| Available || V6 Engine Option || Not Available |
| Standard || Navigation || Optional |
| 2017 Ford Fusion |
| 2017 KIA Optima |
| Optional |
| All-Wheel Drive |
| Not Available |
| 325 @ 5,500 RPM (Sport) |
| Maximum Horsepower |
| 245 @ 6,000 RPM (SXL) |
| Available |
| V6 Engine Option |
| Not Available |
| Standard |
| Navigation |
| Optional |
2017 Ford Fusion vs. KIA Optima: Design Comparison
Both midsize sedans designed to seat 5, the 2017 Ford Fusion and the KIA Optima don't look strikingly dissimilar on the outside. On the inside, though, features and space tell a different story. Destination download, destination guidance, navigation and keyless ignition are all standard features in the Fusion that are merely optional in the Optima. In addition, the 2017 Fusion beats the Optima in interior comfort categories like rear leg room and rear shoulder room.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. KIA Optima: Performance Facts
At the base trim level, the 2017 Ford Fusion and the KIA Optima are each powered by similar-sized 4-cylinder engines capable of comparable horsepower and fuel economy. An automatic transmission is standard along with front wheel-drive on the base trim level of each vehicle as well. You have the option to choose a turbo 4-cylinder at upper trim levels of both sedans. The Fusion takes this one step further by offering all-wheel drive as an option as well as a powerful V6 turbo engine, features that the Optima simply can't match.
2017 Ford Fusion vs. KIA Optima: Safety Information
Comparable safety features that come standard in both the 2017 Ford Fusion and the KIA Optima include multiple airbags, antilock brakes, stability control, traction control and more. Both vehicles performed well in NHTSA crash testing, each earning 5 stars overall. where the Fusion pulls ahead is by offering All-wheel drive as an option for added stability. AWD is unavailable in the Optima.
Get a Great Deal on an Exciting New 2017 Ford at Lakewood Ford
When you're ready to get behind the wheel of your next new Ford, there's no better place to do it in the Puget Sound region than Lakewood Ford. Not only do we feature a wide variety of new Ford cars, trucks, vans and SUVs at great prices, but our frequently updated special offers will save you even more. We also offer a great selection of top quality pre-owned vehicles, some under $10,000, and we make valuing your trade-in or even selling us your old vehicle easy. Any of our friendly sales professionals will be delighted to assist you in finding the perfect vehicle for your lifestyle and our caring finance team can work with just about any credit situation. You can find us at 11503 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA 98499, easy to get to from Tacoma, Olympia or Puyallup. We look forward to working with you at Lakewood Ford!