2007 Ford Fusion

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60 reviews
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Available Price Range $3,001-$9,221 Trims7 Combined MPG 22-27 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2007 Ford Fusion

Our Take

An all-wheel-drive, V-6 version of the Fusion is newly available for 2007. Side-impact and side curtain airbags will be standard on all trims later in the model year. Additionally, SE and SEL versions now come with a folding front passenger seat. A hybrid version is planned for 2008.Ford introduc... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Wide turning diameter
  • ABS is optional
  • Side mirrors don't fold
  • No stability system
  • Hybrid one year away

Notable Features

  • 2.3-liter four-cylinder
  • 3.0-liter V-6
  • AWD available
  • Five-speed manual or automatic (four-cyl.)
  • Six-speed automatic (V-6)
  • Standard side-impact and side curtain airbags (later in model year)
  • Rigid structure

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

As aggressive as Ford has been in trying to position the Fusion against the perennial class leaders -- the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord -- the company hasn't been particularly vocal about one valuable card in the Fusion's deck: It's offered with all-wheel-drive, and the Camry and Accord are not.That's certainly a selling point in the snow belt, but it's a pretty po... Read full review for the 2007 Ford Fusion

Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 60 reviews

Would not buy AWD again

by Ford Racing Fan from Kansas City, MO on April 23, 2012

I have owned many Fords both good and bad. This one is just OK. I have owned it for 1 1/2 years and have put on 40,000 miles. I like the styling and the ride and feel, but Gas mileage is HORRIBLE on ... Read Full Review

7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Ford Fusion S I4

Head Restraints and Seats
M
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Ford Fusion S I4

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
M
Overall Rear
M
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
A
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Ford Fusion S I4

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Ford Fusion S I4

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/60,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

Learn More About Warranties

Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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