The 2018 Ford lineup of vehicles will offer two performance-oriented car models. The classic Mustang is a vehicle that needs no introduction, but this iconic car has been joined by a newer model vying for the top spot in the Ford performance lineup. The newer car is the special Sport trim level for the 2018 Ford Fusion. Car shoppers considering these two vehicles will be interested in learning more about the 2018 Ford Fusion Sport vs 2018 Ford Mustang.
2018 Ford Fusion Sport, Ford Mustang Engine Performance
|2018 Ford Fusion Sport||VS||2018 Ford Mustang|
|V-6.||Engine Options||Four-cylinder, V-8.|
|325 horsepower, 380 pound-feet of torque.||Base Engine Performance||310 horsepower, 350 pound-feet of torque.|
|N/A.||Second Engine Performance||460 horsepower, 420 pound-feet of torque.|
|All-Wheel Drive.||Drive System||Rear-Wheel Drive.|
Engine performance is obviously an important factor for anyone considering a performance vehicle. The 2018 Ford Fusion Sport and the 2018 Ford Mustang each offer impressive engine options. Under the hood of the 2018 Fusion Sport will be Ford’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. This turbocharged engine produces 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque.
Two engine options will be offered on the 2018 Mustang. Standard equipment includes Ford’s 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. This engine is rated at 310 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The second engine offered is Ford’s 5.0-liter V-8 engine. This engine produces 460 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. If pure performance is a deciding factor, the V-8 Mustang is able to top the Fusion Sport.
One of the key differences between the Fusion Sport and the Mustang is the drive system. The Fusion Sport utilizes and all-wheel drive system, while the Mustang offers rear-wheel drive.
Both the 2018 Fusion Sport and 2018 Mustang can be equipped with an impressive collection of comfort safety and technology features.
The final decision between the 2018 Ford Fusion Sport and Ford Mustang is up to the driver. Test drive both cars to find out which one is right for you.
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