2010 Ford Fusion  RealSafeCars67Safety Rating

#49 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#108 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Ford Fusion
The Fusion, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 2006, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The Fusion has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The Ford Fusion provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Ford Fusion is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Ford Fusion has a score of 67, implying a 0.059% chance of driver death (5.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Ford Fusion has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0592% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.7633%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0592% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.7633% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Ford Fusion is 23% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Ford Fusion is 15% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8842Kia OptimaHyundai SonataMitsubishi GalantHonda AccordPontiac G6Dodge AvengerSubaru LegacyChevrolet CamaroMazda 6Chrysler SebringFord FusionMercury MilanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Ford Fusion with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 42 to 88. The 2010 Ford Fusion is safer than the 2010 Kia Optima, the 2010 Hyundai Sonata, and the 2010 Mitsubishi Galant and less safe than the 2010 Mazda 6, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, and the 2010 Subaru Legacy. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mercury Milan and the 2010 Chrysler Sebring.

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