2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Mazda6

Grey 2018 Ford Fusion, VS Icon, and Red 2018 Mazda6

Are you shopping around for a practical, yet fun-to-drive midsize sedan? The 2018 Ford Fusion is a wonderful choice, with its favorable driving characteristics, spacious and comfortable interior, powerful engine options, advanced technologies, and available all-wheel drive. Are you curious to find out how the new Fusion measures up against the midsize sedan competition? Take a look at this 2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Mazda6 comparison.

A big advantage that the Fusion has over the Mazda6 is its wide range of state-of-the-art engine options. This includes the 2.5L iVCT I-4 (175-hp; 175 lb-ft), 1.5L EcoBoost I-4 (181-hp; 185 lb-ft), 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 (245-hp; 275 lb-ft), and 2.7L EcoBoost V6, which doles out a mighty 325 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the Mazda6 only offers two engine choices: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder (187-hp; 186 lb-ft ) and turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder (250-hp; 310 lb-ft).

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2018 Ford Fusion VS 2018 Mazda6
325-hp/380 lb-ft Max. Horsepower/Torque 250-hp/310 lb-ft
Yes Hybrid Option No
Available All-Wheel Drive No
102 cu-ft (2,888 L) Total Passenger Volume 99.7 cu-ft (2,823 L)

Advantages of the 2018 Ford Fusion over the 2018 Mazda6

Unlike the Mazda6, the Fusion offers a hybrid version, which gets an estimated fuel economy of 43 city/41 hwy mpg (5.47 city/5.74 hwy L/100 km), as well as a plug-in hybrid, with an estimated efficiency rating of 104 city/91 hwy MPGe (2.26 city/2.58 hwy L/100 km). Also, unlike the Mazda6, the Fusion offers an available all-wheel drive system.

Another advantage of the Fusion is its comfortable and spacious interior, with a total passenger volume of 102 cu-ft (2,888 L), compared to 99.7 cu-ft (2,823 L) for the Mazda6. Also, the Fusion offers a wealth of premium features, including a heated steering wheel, an LCD capacitive touchscreen, a power moonroof, the Voice-Activated Navigation System, SiriusXM® Radio, and an in-car Wi-Fi hotspot.

Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Fusion? Do you live in Calgary or elsewhere in Alberta? Take this outstanding midsize sedan for a test drive at Marlborough Ford!


Rear View of White 2018 Ford Fusion
Dashboard and Light Grey Front Seats of 2018 Ford Fusion
Blue 2018 Ford Fusion Pulling Away from a Curb
Beige Seats in 2018 Ford Fusion