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2018 Ford Fusion vs 2017 Mazda6

Awards
Features
Performance
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2017 Mazda6
2018 Ford Fusion
          The 2018 Ford Fusion: the more you look, the more innovation you see.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 Fusion has been named a 2017 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS and it's earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA.1

Features

No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2018 Ford Fusion2, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2017 Mazda Mazda63, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
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Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford Fusion4, boasting 141 more horses and 61 more horses per ton than the 2017 Mazda Mazda63.
The 2018 Ford Fusion's4 increased torque - 3504 lb.-ft. vs. 1853 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
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Technical

The 2018 Ford Fusion's5 all-wheel drive makes it the clear choice for anyone who loves off-roading, or simply staying on the road in slippery conditions.
Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2018 Ford Fusion's6 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2017 Mazda Mazda6.
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Usability

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2018 Ford Fusion7 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2017 Mazda Mazda63, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2018 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 2018 Ford Fusion7 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
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Pricing

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2018 Ford Fusion's7 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2017 Mazda Mazda63.
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings.

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