2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT vs 2010 Ford Fusion Sport AWD


2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited

Base price (with destination): $30,690
Price as tested: $34,146

Size: 2.5L turbo-charged 4-cylinder
Horsepower: 265 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 258 lb-ft @ 2000-5200 rpm


6-speed manual

Weight: 3477 lb

18 x 7-in 15-spoke aluminum alloy wheels
225/45R18 performance tires

Fuel economy:
18 / 25 / 22 mpg

2010 Ford Fusion Sport AWD

Base price (with destination): $28,400
Price as tested: $29,590

Size: 3.5L DOHC V-6
Horsepower: 263 hp @ 6250 rpm
Torque: 249 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm

Drive: All-wheel

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Weight: 3803 lb

18 x 7.5 in. aluminum wheels
225/45 all-season tires

Fuel economy:
17 / 24 / 19 mpg

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What!!!!???? What does a stupid Microsoft gimmick do for essential value of automobiles??? It's just one of stupid toys. Horizontal all aluminum engine with symmetric Awd is a jewel. Don't dare compare it with a stretched out econo-box. There is soul in Subaru.
Uhmmm, perhaps you should check your work. You've posted some of the photos twice. Hence no shots of the cars interiors, which it would seem logical to show since you do make comparisons between them.
Looked hard at both (Fusion Sport AWD and the Legacy H6). The Ford has the edge with the Sync system, better bluetooth/ipod integration especially with the Nav system. Reviewer is mistaken, the Ford 6 speed auto does have a manual mode. Styling is a personal thing, but the new Legacy, side profile, does not work for me. The standard interior in the Fusion Sport is all black, garish red/blue is an option.

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