2019 Ford Fusion  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#26 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#63 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Ford Fusion
The Fusion, part of Ford's lineup since 2006, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The Fusion has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. 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 2019 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 2019 Ford Fusion has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Ford Fusion has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0388% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4299%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0388% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4299% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Ford Fusion is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Ford Fusion is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9070Hyundai SonataVolkswagen PassatFord MustangBuick RegalSubaru LegacyFord FusionV. Golf AlltrackKia OptimaChevrolet CamaroMazda 6Honda AccordVolkswagen TiguanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Ford Fusion with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 90. The 2019 Ford Fusion is safer than the 2019 Hyundai Sonata, the 2019 Volkswagen Passat, the 2019 Ford Mustang, the 2019 Buick Regal, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2019 Honda Accord, and the 2019 Mazda 6 and less safe than the 2019 Subaru Legacy. It is about as safe as the 2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack.

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