2014 Ford Fusion  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#18 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#48 of all 2014 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Ford Fusion
The Fusion, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 2006, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The Ford Fusion has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2014 Ford Fusion is average 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 2014 Ford Fusion has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Ford Fusion has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0425% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.853%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0425% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.853% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Ford Fusion is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Ford Fusion is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is safer than many comparable models.

8753Kia OptimaHonda AccordDodge AvengerChevrolet MalibuNissan AltimaBuick VeranoFord FusionSubaru LegacySubaru OutbackToyota CamryVolkswagen PassatMazda 6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Ford Fusion with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 87. The 2014 Ford Fusion is safer than the 2014 Kia Optima, the 2014 Honda Accord, the 2014 Dodge Avenger, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2014 Nissan Altima, the 2014 Buick Verano, the 2014 Mazda 6, the 2014 Volkswagen Passat, the 2014 Toyota Camry, and the 2014 Subaru Outback.

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