Comparison - Ford Fusion Platinum Hybrid 2018 - vs - Lexus ES 350 F Sport 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
37,370
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
$
44,035
Updated: 
16 Oct 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
White Platinum
#E9E9E9
Lightning Blue
#26488E
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
Burgundy Velvet
#612626
Magnetic
#676657
Ingot Silver
#BEBFC1
Ruby Red
#AC1115
White Gold
#CABB85
Shadow Black
#343434
Blue Metallic
#5D80A9
Color: 
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646b3
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Obsidian
#090909
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba
Ultra White
#fafafa
Atomic Silver
#abaab8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The six-year-old 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid remains a handsome, comfortable mid-size sedan with good fuel efficiency and a plug-in hybrid option, but competitors now boast higher EPA ratings.

Pros
Still good-looking design
Comfortable seats
Tasteful, high-quality interior
Plug-in Energi option
Up-to-date active safety

Cons
Six years old, few changes
Uncompetitive EPA ratings
Options prices add up fast
Steering is slow

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is unchanged for 2018.

PROS
Excellent Sync 3 infotainment system
Rear seats can fold down to increase cargo space
Platinum trim's interior quality surpasses that of some luxury cars
Interior remains quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Lurches forward unpleasantly when the gas engine kicks on
Sleek roofline reduces rear visibility and headroom
Fuel economy figures aren't as high as rival hybrid sedans

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid ranked #6 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Ford Fusion Hybrid has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 40 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale, spacious cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Sporty handling for a hybrid

Cons
Grabby regenerative brakes
Limited standard features

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus ES 350 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), F SPORT 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), and Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A). Lexus ES 350 Sedan models are available with a 3.5 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 302 hp, depending on engine type.

Pros
Excellent ride quality, especially with the F-Sport's adaptive dampers
Surprisingly capable handling
Comfortable and mostly upscale interior for the price
Dramatically improved technology compared to the previous generation

Cons
A few interior plastics feel thin and cheap
Efficiency-first transmission doesn't match the F-Sport's character
Some controls require using the infotainment interface
Finicky infotainment interface

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
F Sport athleticism,
shapely sheetmetal,
gorgeous interior,
whisper quiet.

Cons
Vague hybrid steering,
leisurely standard-model dynamics.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Lexus ES promises to be both sedate and sporty.

Pros
Best-looking ES ever?
F Sport looks promising
Apple CarPlay, finally!
Thrifty hybrid

Cons
No all-wheel drive
Will it really be sporty?
Infotainment controller could be complicated
Shoppers want crossover SUVs, which the ES is not

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
43.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
41.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
129ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
267ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
188hp
at 6 000rpm
302hp
at 6 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electric Power Steering
Heated Steering Wheel
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.80in
195.90in
Width: 
72.90in
73.40in
Height: 
58.00in
56.90in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
113.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.20
37.50
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
44.30in
42.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
39.20in
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
55.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
55.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.40in
54.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
54.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
16.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.00cu.ft
16.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3668.00lbs
3649.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leatherette
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
60 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Sony Premium Brand Speakers
Pioneer premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In
19 x 8.0 in.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
Null Tires
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
lane departure warning accident avoidance system
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 750A
Navigation Package
Navigation w/Mark Levinson Audio Package
Exterior Options: 
Daytime Running Lamps (Fleet)
Front License Plate Bracket
Paint Protection Film By 3M (Fleet)
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Triple Beam LED Headlights
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Illuminated Trunk Sill
Door Edge Film by 3M
Body Side Moldings
Rear Bumper Applique
Premium Paint
Hands-Free Power Open and Close Trunk
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
F SPORT Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Wireless Charger
F SPORT Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Net
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder
Mark Levinson Audio
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
10.2" Head-Up Display (HUD)
Carpet Trunk Mat
Illuminated Door Sills
Power Rear Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721