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2018 Mazda6 vs 2018 Ford Fusion

Red 2018 Mazda6 parked on city street compared to Red 2018 Ford Fusion driving down city street

For customers who are searching for a new sedan, there are many great options available to consider! Two of the best options in the mid-size sedan marketplace are the Mazda6 and Ford Fusion. Both models offer customers with excellent features and performance.

The 2018 model year is full of excellent sedan options. The 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Ford Fusion really stand out in their specific market. If you are interested in finding an excellent sedan, you can't go wrong with either of these two options. The only way to see which of these two is the better option is through a comparison. We will evaluate the base models of the 2018 Mazda6 and 2018 Ford Fusion to discover which of the two is better.

2018 Mazda6


2018 Ford Fusion

2.5L Inline 4 / 6-Speed Automatic Base Engine / Transmission 2.5L Inline 4 / 6-Speed Automatic
187 hp @ 6,000 rpm Engine Power 173 hp @ 6,000 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm Engine Torque 174 lb-ft @ 4,500 rpm
26 mpg / 35 mpg Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 21 mpg / 32 mpg

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The chart above shows how competitive these two sedans are in the mid-size sedan marketplace. The 2018 Mazda6 has the clear advantage over the 2018 Ford Fusion in this comparison. The 2018 Mazda6 Sport has a starting MSRP of $21,950, while the 2018 Ford Fusion S has a starting MSRP of $22,215. Where the 2018 Mazda6 really puts itself over the top of the rest of the sedan marketplace is with the features available. Some of the great features of the 2018 Mazda6 include:

  • High Beam Control
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System
  • Many More!

If you are intrigued by the excellent features and performance offered by the 2018 Mazda6, stop by Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad to see this vehicle for yourself! Stop by our dealership to test drive the 2018 Mazda6 today!