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Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,230

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid   
Difference: $190

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,611

Ford Fusion Hybrid SE   
Difference: $9

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelFusionFusionFusionMalibu
TrimHybrid SEHybrid TitaniumHybrid PlatinumHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,245 $30,775 $37,275 $27,875
Base Invoice $24,801 $29,082 $35,225 $26,760
Luxury Package 2,995      
Driver Assist Package 1,575 1,575    
Technology Package 495      
Navigation system 795 795   495
Sunroof 1,095 1,095    
Cargo net 50 50 50 65
Cargo mat 175 175   60
All-weather floor mats 120 120 120 140
Convenience and Technology Package       895
Driver Confidence Package       1,195
Leather Package       1,395
Panoramic sunroof       1,150
Door sill trim plates       85
Luxury Package 2,845      
Driver Assist Package 1,496 1,496    
Technology Package 470      
Navigation system 755 755   450
Sunroof 1,040 1,040    
Cargo net 49 49 49 59
Cargo mat 166 166   55
All-weather floor mats 114 114 114 127
Convenience and Technology Package       814
Driver Confidence Package       1,087
Leather Package       1,269
Panoramic sunroof       1,047
Door sill trim plates       77
Options (change) 7,300 3,810 170 5,480
Options (change) 6,935 3,620 163 4,985
Destination 875 875 875 875
Total Price $34,420 $35,460 $38,320 $34,230
Total Invoice $32,611 $33,577 $36,263 $32,620

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Fusion Hybrid Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $975
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,150
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelFusionFusionFusionMalibu
TrimHybrid SEHybrid TitaniumHybrid PlatinumHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine141hp I4 H141hp I4 H141hp I4 H122hp I4 H
TransmissionCVTCVTCVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)43/41 MPG43/41 MPG43/41 MPG49/43 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 11390, 12390, 12?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17235/45-18235/45-18225/55-17
Total Price$34,420$35,460$38,320$34,230
Adjustments for Features-15-1,165-5,0650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,405$34,295$33,255$34,230
Cost Above Minimum$1,150$1,040$0$0
Total Invoice$32,611$33,577$36,263$32,620
Adjustments for Features-14-1,103-4,7930
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,597$32,474$31,470$32,620
Cost Above Minimum$1,127$1,004$0$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelFusionFusionFusionMalibu
TrimHybrid SEHybrid TitaniumHybrid PlatinumHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000$1000$1000
FWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0$0$0 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000 
Cruise control$250$250 $250
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50 
Remote climate control$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system  $500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25$25 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200 
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150 
Following distance indicator   $25
Forward collision warning  $200$200
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200
Pedestrian detection  $50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100 
Rear side airbags   $300
Rollover sensor   $50
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125$125$125 
HD radio $50$50 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175 
Surround sound $250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation   $325
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25 
Variable intermittent wipers   $75
Wireless charging station   $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters   $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25 
Laminated front side windows   $200
Panoramic sunroof   $1200
Rear spoiler $200$200 
Sunroof$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75 
Fog lights $125$125 
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display   $25
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000 
Spotter mirror(s)  $50 
Tachometer$75$75$75 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300 
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100
Floor mats, second row (optional)$0$0$0 
Leather door panel trim  $250 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200 
Metal pedals $75$75 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100 
Upgraded floor mats$0$0$0 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000 
Total Value of Features$4,790$5,940$9,840$4,775
Value of Feature Adjustments$15$1,165$5,065$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-14-1,103-4,7930

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Model Year20182018
ModelFusionMalibu
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in111.4 in
Length191.7 in193.8 in
Width72.9 in73.0 in
Height58.1 in57.7 in
Curb Weight3,627 lb.3,457 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.15.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in54.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.8 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.9 in57.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.4 in53.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume16.0 ft315.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Fusion Hybrid SE

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Remote start75Yes
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Proximity key250Yes
LED headlights1000No
Total Requested177560%
Total Not Requested120040%
Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Remote app25Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Remote start via app75Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested130073%
Total Not Requested47527%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
AC power outlet100Yes
Unbranded, 11 speakers350No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested60063%
Total Not Requested35037%

Option Package Details
Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium

Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Remote app25Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Remote start via app75Yes
Total Requested110070%
Total Not Requested47530%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%
Panoramic sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Total Requested1008%
Total Not Requested120092%
Convenience and Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Remote start150Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Total Requested55088%
Total Not Requested7512%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested185099%
Total Not Requested251%
Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%

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