2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Ford Fusion
The 2018 Mazda6 from Bert Ogden Mazda Edinburg offers drivers a reliable vehicle that is ready to pack in the fun. With a sleek exterior and a detailed interior, this vehicle is ready get any driver’s adrenaline pumping. The 2018 Mazda6 is built with impressive safety features that have earned its title as an IIHS Top Safety Pick.
Available in five elite trims – Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature – while wearing a starting price tag of $21,950, the 2018 Mazda6 is an affordable option for anyone looking to get behind the wheel of a vehicle that will perfectly reflect their personality. Are you wondering just how well this vehicle stacks up against the competition? Continue reading this 2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Ford Fusion comparison from Bert Ogden Edinburg Mazda to see why so many drivers are choosing the Mazda6.
|2018 Mazda6||vs||2018 Ford Fusion|
|SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT and Cylinder Deactivation||Standard Engine||2.5-liter DURATEC® I-4 engine|
|14.7 cubic feet||Cargo Volume||16 cubic feet|
|8-inch full-color touch-screen display with MAZDA CONNECT™||Infotainment Center||8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with SYNC® 3|
|26 city/35 highway MPG||EPA-estimated Fuel Economy||21 city/32 highway MPG|
What Are the Differences Between the 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Ford Fusion?
Powered by a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with VVT and Cylinder Deactivation paired with the SKYACTIV® Drive 6-Speed automatic transmission with Sport mode, the 2018 Mazda6 produces a powerful 187 horsepower. Drivers can always rely on their Mazda6 to never stop short of their destination with its EPA-estimated 26 city/35 highway MPG, which are both greater than the Fusion’s 21 city/32 highway MPG. The competing 2018 Ford Fusion is powered by a 2.5-liter Duratec® I-4 engine paired with a 6-speed SelectShift® Automatic transmission. This combination in the Fusion produces 173 horsepower while wearing a price tag of $22,215.
Inside the 2018 Mazda6 is an impressive 8-inch full-color touch-screen display with MAZDA CONNECT™ compatibility. This technology allows drivers to connect their Mazda6 to their smartphone's Bluetooth® to make hands-free phone calls, send and receive text messages, and stream all of their favorite music, audiobooks, and podcasts. The competing Fusion also features a comparable 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with SYNC® 3 compatibility.
The 2018 Mazda6 provides drivers with room for up to 5 passengers while still offering 14.7 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk. Looking to add more space for bulkier cargo? The 60/40-split-capable rear seats in the Mazda6 can be folded down to make room for longer and larger cargo so you never need to take two trips.