Comparison - Ford Fusion Platinum Hybrid 2018 - vs - Tesla Model 3 2018

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Make: 
Average Price: 
37,370
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
$
64,000
Updated: 
12 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
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: 
Deep Blue Metallic
#1d51bd
Solid Black
#292927
Midnight Silver Metallic
#6d6f76
Red Multi-Coat
#a21b09
Pearl White Multi-Coat
#f0f0f0

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy City USA: 
43.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
41.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Electric

Engine and Performance

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

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
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
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
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.80in
184.80in
Width: 
72.90in
72.80in
Height: 
58.00in
56.80in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
113.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.20
39.60
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
53.40in
Front Leg Room: 
44.30in
42.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
56.30in
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
37.70
Rear Hip Room: 
54.40in
52.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
35.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
54.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.00cu.ft
15.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3668.00lbs
4072.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated mirrors

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
12 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
12 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
multi-level heating

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
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
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
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
Null Tires
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
no
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Rear center 3-point belt
remote anti-theft alarm system
LED headlamp
pre-collision safety system

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 750A
Performance Upgrade
Exterior Options: 
Daytime Running Lamps (Fleet)
Front License Plate Bracket
Paint Protection Film By 3M (Fleet)
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Premium Black, leatherette
#1f2027
Premium White, leatherette
#f1f1f1