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Ford Fusion vs. Nissan Altima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Ford Fusion vs. Nissan Altima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,385

Nissan Altima 3.5 SL   
Difference: $5,800

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,901

Nissan Altima 3.5 SL   
Difference: $6,101

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelFusionAltima
TrimSport3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $33,605 $32,690
Base Invoice $31,757 $30,453
Upgrade Package 2,000  
Navigation system 795  
Sunroof 1,095  
Adaptive cruise control 1,190  
Driver Assist Package 1,625  
Technology Package   1,180
Rear spoiler   405
Floor mats   225
Upgrade Package 1,900  
Navigation system 755  
Sunroof 1,040  
Adaptive cruise control 1,131  
Driver Assist Package 1,544  
Technology Package   1,044
Rear spoiler   344
Floor mats   175
Options (change) 6,705 1,810
Options (change) 6,370 1,563
Destination 875 885
Total Price $41,185 $35,385
Total Invoice $39,002 $32,901

The configured Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 325hp 2.7L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan has a 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Ford Fusion and Nissan Altima are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Fusion Sport trim is $33,605. The features would cost an additional $6,705. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $41,185.

The base sticker price of the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL trim is $32,690. The features would cost an additional $1,810. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $35,385.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Fusion trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Altima trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Ford Fusion 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 325hp 2.7L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Nissan Altima 4dr Sedan has a 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Ford Fusion and Nissan Altima are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Fusion Sport trim is $31,757. The features would cost an additional $6,370. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $39,002.

The invoice of the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL trim is $30,453. The features would cost an additional $1,563. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $32,901.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Fusion trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Nissan Altima trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Nissan Altima 3.5 SL appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $910
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,470
Model Year20172017
ModelFusionAltima
TrimSport3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine325hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionT6CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/26 MPG22/32 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/40-19235/45-18
Total Price$41,185$35,385
Adjustments for Features-4,8900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,295$35,385
Total Invoice$39,002$32,901
Adjustments for Features-4,6310
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,371$32,901

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Features Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20172017
ModelFusionAltima
TrimSport3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Pedestrian detection$50 
Predictive forward collision warning $250
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Safety key$5 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
HD radio$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Seats and Interior Trim 
Floor mats, second row (optional)$0 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Metal pedals$75 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Pothole mitigation$0 
Wheels, dark finish$0 
Total Value of Features$8,455$3,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,890$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,6310

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Fusion vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20172017
ModelFusionAltima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in109.3 in
Length191.7 in191.9 in
Width72.9 in72.0 in
Height58.1 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,982 lb.3,412 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.8 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.9 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.4 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume16.0 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Fusion Sport

Upgrade Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
HD radio50No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Sony, 390W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Apple CarPlay support0No
Android Auto support0No
Total Requested77548%
Total Not Requested85052%
Adaptive cruise control
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40027%
Total Not Requested110073%
Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
AC power outlet100No
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Remote start via app75Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Total Requested47530%
Total Not Requested110070%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250Yes
Total Requested95076%
Total Not Requested30024%

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