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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

1997 Ford Probe
GT
No Data Available
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
MSRP
$23,170
Invoice
$22,243
Average Price Paid
$21,629
5,274 listings nationwide

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1997 Ford Probe
GT
No Data Available
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
No Data Available

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1997 Ford Probe
GT
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,255
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,997
16 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Ford Probe
GT
No Expert Reviews
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Fusion carries over mostly unchanged for 2020, except that the Sport performance trim has been discontinued. The Fusion’s competitors include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Ma...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1997 Ford Probe
GT
65
Kenneth 1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Could Do With Soft Top — fast on exceleration very quick easy to handle stops on a tanner no repairs has very nice looks an n...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

25
Gilson 1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Id Get It Again — i loved this vehicle however this vehicle brought with it a lot of problems that ended up into proba...

175
Tony 1997 Ford Probe GTReview:

Not A Bad Car, Throw In Some Upgrades And It's An Easy Sleeper!! — This car is very under rated! I was very pleased with the performance aspect, handles like a dream. ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Tracey writes:
very smooth
Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"YES"
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"RELAXING"
30
Edward writes:
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry XSE FWD better.
"MPG looks reliability "

Specs

1997 Ford Probe
GT
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
--
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
--
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 16.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
164 hp @ 5,600 RPM
--
Torque
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
160 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
--
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
9.7:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 44.3 in
Back Legroom 28.5 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.8 cu ft 16 cu ft
Exterior
Length 179.5 in 191.7 in
Width 69.8 in 83.5 in
Height 51.6 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 102.8 in 112.2 in

Available Options

1997 Ford Probe
GT
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Assist W/Sync 3

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