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2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Nissan Altima

Awards
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2018 Nissan Altima
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

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford Fusion2, boasting 55 more horses and 21 more horses per ton than the 2018 Nissan Altima3.
The 2018 Ford Fusion's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2513 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford FusionFoo2018 Nissan Altima3252HORSEPOWER27031772HORSEPOWER PER TON15633502TORQUE2513

Safety

If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2018 Ford Fusion4, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2018 Nissan Altima, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
2018 Ford FusionFoo2018 Nissan Altimastandard4LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM-

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 2018 Nissan Altima.
2018 Ford FusionFoo2018 Nissan Altimahas5ALL DRIVEN WHEELS-has6TURBOCHARGED-

Usability

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.
The 2018 Ford Fusion's7 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2018 Ford FusionFoo2018 Nissan Altima167STORAGE VOLUME1581127WHEELBASE1098

Pricing

With an MSRP of $1,020 less than the 2018 Nissan Altima8, the 2018 Ford Fusion7 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2018 Ford Fusion's7 gas tank more than a dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.9
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 2018 Nissan Altima8.
2018 Ford FusionFoo2018 Nissan Altima$22,1207MSRP$23,140857ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE38
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings.

2 - 2018 Ford Fusion Sport AWD

3 - 2018 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL Sedan

4 - 2018 Ford Fusion Platinum FWD

5 - 2018 Ford Fusion SE AWD

6 - 2018 Ford Fusion SE FWD

7 - 2018 Ford Fusion S FWD

8 - 2018 Nissan Altima 2.5 S Sedan

9 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.