2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Ford Fusion

Drivers in the market for a new midsize family sedan have a variety of viable options to choose from. It’s important to do as much research about the class as you can before making a decision, so if you’re looking for a vehicle with strong performance, a huge variety of standard and available safety features, a competitive fuel economy rating and an attractive styling, both inside and out, you’re going to want to take a look at the 2017 Mazda6.

The 2017 Mazda6 is at the top of its competitive class for a reason, and we think with all of the sedan’s standard and available features, it’s a perfect fit for many families. But how does it compare to top competitors? Read on for an in-depth comparison between the 2017 Mazda6 and the competitive 2017 Ford Fusion!

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2017 Mazda6 vs 2017 Ford Fusion
184 hp; 185 lb.-ft. Base Engine Performance 175 hp; 175 lb.-ft.
Available for all trims Navigational Aid Only available on select trims
Standard on all trims Rearview Camera Standard on all trims
7-inch touchscreen Center Display 4.2-inch touchscreen

The 2017 Ford Fusion comes in an overwhelming 12 trim levels: S, SE, Hybrid S, Hybrid SE, Titanium, Hybrid Titanium, Energi SE, Energi Titanium, Sport, Platinum, Hybrid Platinum and Energi Platinum. The 2017 Fusion has many different engine options available as well. Engine options include a 2.5-liter Duratec® inline-4 engine, a 1.5-liter EcoBoost® inline-4, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost® inline-4, a 2.7-liter Ecoboost® V6 and a 2.0-liter iVCT Atkinson Engine and Electric motor. All trims come standard with safety features such as a rearview camera, dual stage front airbags, side curtain airbags, the Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring System, AdvanceTrac® with electronic stability control, the LATCH System, SOS Post-Crash Alert and the Personal Safety System™.

The 2017 Mazda6 comes in Mazda’s three signature trim levels: Sport, Touring and Grand Touring. All trims come standard with a 2.5-liter SKYACTIV®-G engine that delivers 184 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. Drivers who favor manual transmissions will be happy to learn that both the Sport and Touring trims can be equipped with a SKYACTIV®-MT manual, and all three trims also have a SKYACTIV®-Drive automatic transmission option as well. All trims come standard with the MAZDA CONNECT™ Infotainment System, which features a 7-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth® capability, HD Radio™, Pandora® internet radio, Stitcher™ internet radio and the Multifunction Commander Control. Standard safety for all trims include advanced front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, side-impact air curtains, the Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Brake Assist, Dynamic Stability Control, the Traction Control System, Hill Launch Assist, a rearview camera, the Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, the LATCH System and 3-point safety belts for all seating positions. The Touring and Grand Touring also add on advanced safety features like Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Support to their already lengthy lists of standard safety features. Looking for more advanced safety features? The 2017 Mazda6 offers available features such as High Beam Control, the Lane Departure Warning System, Lane-Keep Assist, LED Headlights with the Adaptive Front-Lighting System, Smart Brake Support, the Distance Recognition Support System and Mazda Radar Cruise Control.

Want to learn more about the 2017 Mazda6? Give our team at Matt Castrucci Mazda a call, and we’ll fill you in on all the information you need about this great sedan. Drivers ready to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Mazda6 are invited to schedule an obligation-free test drive online today!

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