Nissan Altima vs. Ford Fusion in Palatka, Florida

Dare to Compare: Altima vs. Fusion 

Dare to Compare: Nissan Altima vs. Ford Fusion

When it comes to mid-size sedan shopping, we're sure that the Altima and Fusion are on your list of must-sees. Both of these sedans make for great family vehicles and have comfortable features that appeal to most. There's no doubt that these models are stand outs when it comes to the mid-size sedan market. Below, we'll compare and contrast the Nissan Altima and the Ford Fusion. You may be surprised by some of the differences!

Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is powered by a 2.5-liter I-4 engine that makes 182-horsepower and 180-lb.-ft. of torque. It edges out the Ford Fusion by offering up to 27 mpg city / 39 mpg highway / 31 mpg combined.* Some of the Altima's features that you won't find on the Fusion include: push button start, a rear armrest, door trim inserts, a radio data system, and door curb/courtesy lights. The Altima offers more front legroom and headroom than its competitor and also offers a slightly better turning radius. The Altima also edges out its competition when it comes to value. You can own a brand new Altima for a starting MSRP of $22,500.**

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Ford Fusion

It's hard to talk about mid-size sedans without at least mentioning the Fusion. This model from Ford is powered by a 2.5-liter I-4 engine that makes 175-horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. of torque. It is rated for up to 22 mpg city / 34 mpg highway / 26 mpg combined.* Some of the features that you will find on the Fusion that you will also find on the Altima include: delay-off headlamps, trunk/hatch/door/tailgate FOB controls, cargo tie downs, front/rear beverage holders, driver/passenger storage, driver/passenger vanity mirrors, a front center armrest, an auxiliary audio input, steering wheel audio controls, 4 speakers, illuminated entry, front/rear reading lights, illuminated glove box, rear defroster, and a maintenance reminder.


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When it comes to features and luxury, the Altima and Fusion offer the best. The Altima will give you a little more power while saving some money at the pump. If you would like to know more about the Altima, stop by Beck Nissan! You can find us at 252 U.S. 17, Palatka, FL 32177. We'd be happy to give you the full feature breakdown on the Altima.

*EPA-estimates only. Actual mileage will vary. 

**All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Price does not include tax, title, or other fees. 

***Comparison based on the 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 and the 2016 Ford Fusion S

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