2016 Ford Fusion vs 2015 Kia Optima
AwardsThe Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Fusion has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA1.
EfficiencyEvery mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 21 more MPGs between the 2016 Ford Fusion2 and the 2015 Kia Optima3 in the city and the 7 more MPGs on the highway. Those humble little MPGs can add up to big savings.
2016 Ford FusionVS2015 Kia Optima442EPA Estimated City MPG233412EPA Estimated Highway MPG343
PerformanceThe 2016 Ford Fusion's4 increased torque - 2704 lb.-ft. vs. 2695 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford FusionVS2015 Kia Optima2704Torque2695
SafetyIf you're driving a 2016 Ford Fusion4, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2015 Kia Optima, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.
2016 Ford FusionVS2015 Kia Optimaoptional4Lane Departure Warning System
TechnicalThe 2016 Ford Fusion's6 all-wheel drive makes it the clear choice for anyone who loves off-roading, or simply staying on the road in slippery conditions.
2016 Ford FusionVS2015 Kia Optimahas6All Driven Wheels
UsabilityWho wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 102 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2016 Ford Fusion2 will keep you on the road longer than the 2015 Kia Optima3.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2016 Ford Fusion's7 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2016 Ford Fusion7 has 2 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2016 Ford FusionVS2015 Kia Optima5882Estimated Combined Tank Range4863167Storage Volume1531127Wheelbase1103
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