The Ford Fusion vs. The Chevrolet Malibu Comparison

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Both the Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Malibu are highly ranked, roomy, mid-sized sedans designed to seat up to five passengers. Although they have a lot of similarities the Ford Fusion will provide you with the customization, features, and power you crave for less. For instance, the base model Malibu is only available in 2 exterior colors while the base model Fusion is available in 8 exterior color choices, allowing you to get the color you want in the trim level you can afford. Base model Ford Fusion's also come standard with important safety features base model Chevy Malibu's do not, like the all important backup camera. Not to mention the difference in base engine size!

Ford Fusion (Base Model)VSChevrolet Malibu (Base Model)
175 hp @ 6,000 rpmHorsepower160 hp @ 5,700 rpm
175 ft-lbs. @ 4,500 rpmTorque184 ft-lbs. @ 2,500 rpm
2.5 LBase Engine Size1.5 L
* * * * *NHSTA Safety Rating* * * * *
YesBackup CameraNo
YesUSB ConnectionNo
YesEmergency Braking Yes
YesCruise ControlYes
8Exterior Color Choices2
2Interior Color Choices1
16.5 galFuel Capacity13.0 gal
25Combined MPG30

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With over 1,200 new Fords in stock at one location, our team at Dorian Ford is able to provide you with the selection that you deserve. Our friendly and experienced sales staff is more than happy to help you pick out the Ford that is perfect for your lifestyle while considering every possible rebate you may qualify for. Our goal at Dorian Ford is to save you more and get you the Dorian Deal every time. Schedule a test drive today at Mike Dorian Ford in Clinton Township, MI and make the Fusion your next Ford. We look forward to working with you!

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