2016 Ford Mustang  

2016 Ford Mustang and 2016 Ford Fusion Comparison Guide

Looking to buy a great new Ford in the Schaumburg and Arlington Heights area, but not sure which one to get? Two of Ford's most popular vehicles are the 2016 Ford Mustang and the 2016 Ford Fusion. These cars both have top-notch Ford engineering and quality, but they are very different vehicles. See which one is right for you with this easy guide from Arlington Heights Ford.

Power and Handling

The 2016 Ford Fusion comes with three gasoline engine choices. You can get a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that gets 175 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque for the base engine, with 34 mpg highway with the 6-speed SelectShift automatic engine. Upgrade to the SE trim level and you can choose a turbocharged 1.5L 4-cylinder engine that produces 181 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque at 36 mpg highway with optional automatic engine stop-start systems for better fuel economy at 37 mpg highway, or a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that produces an impressive 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, as well as adding paddle shifters to the automatic transmission to get 33 mpg highway. The Fusion is also available in a Hybrid version with a gasoline engine and an Energi version with an all-electric engine. All engines have front-wheel drive and a standard 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

The 2016 Ford Mustang features five different gasoline engine choices. You can get a base 3.7L T-VCT V6 engine that produces 300 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque and gets 28 mpg highway. Choose the EcoBoost and you'll get a 2.3L turbocharged direct injection 4-cylinder engine that produces 310 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque while getting 32 mpg highway. These engines all come with a choice of a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission with optional paddle shifters. You can also choose the GT engine, which is a 5.0L turbocharged V8 engine that produces a whopping 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque with 25 mpg highway. The high-end Shelby GT350 engines are both 5.2L flat plane crank V8 engines which produce 526 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque, and they come with a choice of 6-speed manual transmission or TREMEC 6-speed manual engine.

Exterior Features

The 2016 Ford Fusion includes exterior features for function and aesthetics such as body-color exterior power mirrors with integrated spotter mirrors. You'll get body-color front and rear bumpers with a sophisticated chrome grille, with LED taillamps and integrated parking lamps mounted on the headlamps and fascia. You can also choose from a ruby red metallic tinted exterior and a bronze fire metallic tinted exterior.

The 2016 Ford Mustang is modeled from the classic fastback Mustang, with a signature sleek and sporty look. Every model of the 2016 Mustang features high intensity discharge headlamps and unique Mustang LED tail lamps, as well as dual exhaust pipes and air extractor hood vents that add to the functionality and performance of the Mustang while highlighting its unique look.

Interior Features

The 2016 Ford Fusion features an upscale interior design with five comfortable and roomy seats. You'll get electronic features like the Ford MyKey, which ensures special controls for beginning drivers or valets, limiting the top speed of your vehicle, adding alerts for high speeds or seatbelts, limiting the radio volume, and more. You'll also get the Ford SYNC system with voice controls, which helps you connect to your smartphone, navigation system, audio system with 4 speakers, and more while you drive without ever having to take your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road. For storage, you'll also get a fold-down split rear seatback with a 60/40 split for your luggage.

The 2016 Ford Mustang features a cockpit designed for high performance with a low and sporty driver's seat, with a shifter, steering wheel, and footrest all designed to make it easier to drive at the high speeds you crave. When you get the Shelby GT350, you'll get a plush inside with Recaro cloth seats and Miko suede sport inserts, as well as exclusive aluminum trim on the instrument panel and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. You'll also get heated and cooled seats with power lumbar support and driver memory.

Pick Your Ford Today

Whether you choose the family-friendly Ford Fusion with the right amount of power and just the right features for you and your family or treat yourself to a top-shelf muscle car like the Mustang, get your Ford from Arlington Heights Ford! Call us at (847) 870-1300 to come visit us at 801 W Dundee Rd, Arlington Heights today.


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