In comparing the 2018 Toyota Camry's and the 2018 Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2018 Ford Fusion has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Toyota Camry's and the 2018 Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Toyota Camry is a better car than the 2018 Ford Fusion.
2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Ford Fusion Pricing
A used 2018 Toyota Camry ranges from $16,394 to $27,726 while a used 2018 Ford Fusion is priced between $12,890 to $22,274.
2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Ford Fusion Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2018 Toyota Camry loses 40.7 percent of its value and the 2018 Ford Fusion loses 50 percent of its value. This means the 2018 Toyota Camry retains 9.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2018 Ford Fusion.
2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Ford Fusion Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Camry is 9.0 out of 10 while the Ford Fusion's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars and the Ford Fusion being ranked 6 out of 13.
2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Ford Fusion Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Camry is 9.0 out of 10. For the Ford Fusion the reliability rating is 8.4 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Camry a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Ford Fusion.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Toyota Camry’s base engine makes 203 horsepower, and the 2018 Ford Fusion base engine makes 175 horsepower. The Camry is rated to deliver an average of 34 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 595 miles. The Fusion is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles. This gives the 2018 Toyota Camry the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2018 Ford Fusion. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize cars, the 2018 Ford Fusion has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2018 Toyota Camry has the advantage in the area of rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2018 Toyota Camry and the 2018 Ford Fusion have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.