When we compare the Ford Fusion's and the Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the Ford Fusion has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Fusion's and the Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Camry is a better car than the Ford Fusion.
Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Camry Pricing
A used 2020 Ford Fusion ranges from $17,000 to $25,267 while a used 2020 Toyota Camry is priced between $19,884 to $30,987.
Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Camry Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Ford Fusion loses 50 percent of its value and the Toyota Camry loses 40.7 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Camry retains 9.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Ford Fusion.
Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Camry Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Fusion is 8.3 out of 10 while the Toyota Camry's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the Ford Fusion being ranked 6 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars and the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13.
Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Camry Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Fusion is 8.4 out of 10. For the Toyota Camry the reliability rating is 9.0 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 Ford Fusion’s base engine makes 175 horsepower, and the Toyota Camry base engine makes 203 horsepower. The Fusion is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 512 miles. The Camry is rated to deliver an average of 34 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 595 miles. This gives the Toyota Camry the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Ford Fusion. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are midsize cars, the 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 Toyota Camry has the advantage in the area of rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Ford Fusion and the Toyota Camry have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.