2017 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Ford Fusion

2017 Toyota Camry

2017 Toyota Camry

2017 Ford Fusion

2017 Ford Fusion

Are you looking for a practical family car that also possesses plenty of creature comforts and the ability to get you where you’re going confidently and efficiently? The 2017 Toyota Camry and 2017 Ford Fusion both check a number of the boxes, making them competitive options for drivers throughout Daphne and Pascagoula. However, upon conducting a little bit of research, it’s apparent that the new Toyota Camry beats out the Fusion in a number of important areas, including performance, standard features, and safety ratings. Learn more before making the trip to Palmer’s Toyota in Mobile, AL.

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Standard Horsepower and Fuel Economy

For midsize sedan shoppers looking for more standard horsepower and better fuel economy, the new Toyota Camry is sure to become a favorite:

  • Toyota Camry – The base Camry comes standard with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. Together, this powertrain sends out a confident 178 hp and is still able to get an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway and 24 mpg city.
  • Ford Fusion – Like the Camry, the Ford Fusion also comes with a base 2.5L four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. On the Fusion, though, this powertrain setup is only good for 175 hp, and EPA estimates come in at 32 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.

Standard Features

The Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion both include quite a few must-have’s on the standard features list, including Bluetooth® connectivity, a rearview camera, cruise control, air conditioning, and full-power features. Unlike the Ford Fusion, though, the Toyota Camry comes with additional premium standard features like a sunroof, remote keyless entry, and power adjustable front seats. Plus, for your listening enjoyment, the Toyota Camry comes with six standard speakers, while the Ford Fusion only comes with four.

Safety Ratings

The 2017 Toyota Camry and 2017 Ford Fusion both earned five out of five stars in crash test ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, the Toyota Camry earned the best overall rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), while the Ford Fusion earned only the second best overall rating of Top Safety Pick. This is likely due in part to the fact that the Fusion earned the worst score of “Poor” for headlights and the second worst score of “Marginal” for ease of use of child seat anchors. The Camry, on the other hand, earned the second best score of “Acceptable” in both of these categories.

Find What You’re Looking For Inside the 2017 Toyota Camry

You can get what you want from your next family sedan when you opt to finance the 2017 Toyota Camry, on sale now at Palmer’s Toyota. We’re located at 470 Schillinger Road South in Mobile, AL, and you can contact us at any time to set up a test drive or to learn more about the ways in which the Camry zips past the competition.