Volkswagen Passat vs. Ford Fusion Hybrid

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$25,295
$27,555

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
174 hp
188 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TSI I
2.0L iVCT Atkinson Cycle I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
44.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
39.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.1 in.
38.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 cu. ft.
12 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/55HR17 - P235/45HR18
P225/50VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
112.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.4 ft.
37.6 ft.

Length

Length
191.9 in.
191.8 in.

Width

Width
72.2 in.
75.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3285 lbs.
3695 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
174 hp
188 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
129 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
14 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 mpg
42 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
43 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 mpg
41 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Passat
Ford Fusion Hybrid

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
102 ft³.
102.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3285 lbs.
3695 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
42 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 mpg.
43 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 mpg.
41 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Gas/Electric I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330
500

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1
4.2

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 - P235/45HR18
P225/50VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 - P235/45HR18
P225/50VR17

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 18 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 18 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.4 ft.
37.6 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
11.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in.
11.9 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
14 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
39.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
44.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
57.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.1 in.
38.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57 in.
56.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
112.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
191.9 in.
191.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in.
75.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.5 in.
58 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.1 in.
62.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61 in.
62 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³.
12 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Passat
Fusion Hybrid

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4