2009 Ford Fusion
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FORD HAS A WINNER HERE

by from Colorado Springs,Colorado on January 21, 2010

I am 79 years old and have owned Ford Auto's all my life.I bought my new 2009 Ford Fusion in May 2009.I must say,that Ford motor company has a winner in this Vehicle.It is the S model,with 4 cyl 2.3 e...
I am 79 years old and have owned Ford Auto's all my life.I bought my new 2009 Ford Fusion in May 2009.I must say,that Ford motor company has a winner in this Vehicle.It is the S model,with 4 cyl 2.3 engine,and auto transmission.I took a 2000 mile trip after buying it,and gas mileage averaged 28 to 36 miles a gallon.I never had no problems with it on my trip.Ford you have a winner in this vehicle,
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Great deal for the money

by from Biloxi, MS on June 11, 2010

I bought the SEL version of this car about two months ago. Mine features the V6, leather interior, 6 disc changer, Microsoft Sync system, and power sunroof. It's my first Ford, a make I never thought ...
I bought the SEL version of this car about two months ago. Mine features the V6, leather interior, 6 disc changer, Microsoft Sync system, and power sunroof. It's my first Ford, a make I never thought I would own. I have been very happy with the reliability, styling, and price that I got it for. I took it on a road trip that covered about 2500 miles recently. I didn't have to run the AC very often and averaged about 26.5 MPG with the cruise set at 80 mph. The only aspect that left me wanting for more with this car is the low end performance. It accelerates at a comfortable rate, but I prefer a little bit more quickness off the light. However, I was very happy with how fast it will increase from 75 up to 95 MPH on the interstate. I have also compared the interior features to that of the Accord, which I was also considering purchasing. I felt that the Fusion's presentation of the same functions was more simplified and user friendly. The handling and road noise are about what you would expect of a midsized sedan. This car cost thousands less than the last one that I bought (Chevy Trailblazer), but was much better equipped. I would highly recommend this car to anyone desiring a well priced, reliable, and stylish ride that can be appreciated by people young and old.
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FUSION= GREAT CAR!!!

by from Brookfield, CT on December 23, 2009

I bought a 2009 Ford Fusion SEL V6 with the Sport Blue paint job that is new for this year. Top of the line for under $25k. What a deal!!!! The car includes the Bluetooth/Sync system the sports packag...
I bought a 2009 Ford Fusion SEL V6 with the Sport Blue paint job that is new for this year. Top of the line for under $25k. What a deal!!!! The car includes the Bluetooth/Sync system the sports package which includes 18" Brushed Alloy wheels, rear spoiler, and swuede inserts on black leather seats. Very happy with the car!!! GREAT STOCK SOUND SYSTEM!!! Very comfortable being 6'3 250 lbs i can say im very comfortable driving in it plenty of room!! Ipod hook up is a must being a kid. Being a teen driving this car i feel like im driving a BMW!!
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Great choice to switch to

by from Vermont on July 4, 2012

I have been a Chevy owner since I started driving and seemed to have a slew of problems. I recently purchased a 2009 Fusion SE and I am extremely happy with it. The car handles extremely well and is p...
I have been a Chevy owner since I started driving and seemed to have a slew of problems. I recently purchased a 2009 Fusion SE and I am extremely happy with it. The car handles extremely well and is peppy for a 4 cylinder. No complaints about the MPG since I have averaged 26 mpg City and 34 MPG Highway. Love the handsfree Sync system. The ride is smooth and comfortable with very little exterior sound even on the highway. I'm rather tall at 6'3 and find there is plenty of leg room, at least in the front. Great value!
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Went from Explorer to Fusion

by from Ohio on February 6, 2011

I was tired of the reliability issues with the 03 Explorer...bearings, drive shafts, seals, etc. Was routinely spending $$$ to keep it running / operating properly as I like my cars. Hated the mileage...
I was tired of the reliability issues with the 03 Explorer...bearings, drive shafts, seals, etc. Was routinely spending $$$ to keep it running / operating properly as I like my cars. Hated the mileage too and I expect that to only get worse. Love driving a truck based vehicle but it was time to make a change after 135k miles. Found a used 4 cyl with lots of options, sport appearance package, sun & sync package. Got the 4cy for mileage as I average over 20k miles a year. So far very happy with purchase. Quality materials in & out...and I am rather picky. The leather seats are very supportive and wrap around me like I'm in something more costly...fee great. It has enough pep for me and handles like a go cart. I wanted an 09 over the new style as I value simplicity inside the cabin...the new interiors are too busy for me. Straight forward and simple is what I like and this has it. It turns heads and is everything I expected thus far.
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Wonderful Car!

by from Stevens Point, WI on December 7, 2011

My husband and I had been shopping around for a different vehicle for several months. Trying to decide should we go crossover or car. We have 2 tall children and needed more leg room in the back seat ...
My husband and I had been shopping around for a different vehicle for several months. Trying to decide should we go crossover or car. We have 2 tall children and needed more leg room in the back seat plus we want to try for another child and wanted room for an additional car seat. We decided that purchasing a car would be the more financially responsible choice. We purchased our 2009 ford fusion sel on 12/3/11 and we absolutely love it and so do the kids. We are averaging 33mpg. The seats are combination leather and cloth and are extremely comfortable. Handling is awesome! we drove it home from the dealer in icy road conditions and had no trouble at all. The Sync and 8 speaker stereo are incredible. I love that i can connect my smartphone and play my mp3's. My husband was sold on the cup holder lights changing colors. LOL. Overall this is a fantastic car at a fantastic value!
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Ford Fusions

by from Ohio on March 25, 2013

My wife has a 2006 Ford Fusion and the car has proven to be one of the smarter decisions we've ever made. It is still an excellent car. Myself recently just purchased a 2009 Ford Fusion and it's only ...
My wife has a 2006 Ford Fusion and the car has proven to be one of the smarter decisions we've ever made. It is still an excellent car. Myself recently just purchased a 2009 Ford Fusion and it's only been about a month since purchasing it, so far it is going to be another very good decision. It has the sync system that I think is great, we love our Fusions!
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Excellent Performing Car

by from San Benito, TX on April 28, 2011

Very impressed with the handling and performance of the 2.3 4cyl. Very comfortable on long trips. Gas mileage is a little disapointing for a 4 cyl but it is right on the EPA ratings of 22/28. Mine has...
Very impressed with the handling and performance of the 2.3 4cyl. Very comfortable on long trips. Gas mileage is a little disapointing for a 4 cyl but it is right on the EPA ratings of 22/28. Mine has the Blue Suede package so it also has the sport suspension with the 18" wheels. Synch system makes driving much safer. The 2.3L has a surprisingly flat torque curve and good top end power. Sport seats are very comfortable.
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Help me, I have fallen and can't get up.....

by from Lenoir, NC on January 14, 2014

09 Ford Fusion SE 2.4, Auto Bought new 9/13/08 Owned for 95k miles: Water pump out (30k miles) Starter 2 batteries Drive belt Power steering pump/fluid Oil leak/valve cover AC compressor issues Transm...
09 Ford Fusion SE 2.4, Auto Bought new 9/13/08 Owned for 95k miles: Water pump out (30k miles) Starter 2 batteries Drive belt Power steering pump/fluid Oil leak/valve cover AC compressor issues Transmission fluid burns up transmission after 85k miles (manual calls for fluid change @ 150k miles) Transmission solenoid CD deck not ejecting discs Trouble code renders car un-driveable after battery change (similar known issue with 2010 models which Ford refuses recall on) 2.3 lacks power 2.3 gets horrid MPG, much less than EPA estimates Very little rear view visibility No transmission mode indicator on dashboard Constant "hissing" noise (vacuum leak) nobody could find Excellent design, roomy interior, good interior build quality, and excellent ergonomics in interior Improvements suggested: Never resurrect the Pinto engine again! Use quality tranny fluid or change maintenance interval for fluid change to 50k miles. Lower rear deck to promote better and needed rear view visibility. Ford already buys transmissions from Nissan. Perhaps Ford should start buying motors from Nissan. A Nissan motor would have been a huge improvement to this car, as well as a Nissan transmission. Use only regular metal jacket oil filters, not the cartridge type filters. Improve the bottom underside panel that is not DIY friendly. The spaces for the access doors to the old filter and oil drain plug warp too easily over time and the access doors will not fit properly.
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FORD IS BACK!

by from illinois on February 22, 2009

Great car, good ride super value for the money.26MPG City 33MPG highway.Great looking,very styling. With the rebates ,what a steal!
Great car, good ride super value for the money.26MPG City 33MPG highway.Great looking,very styling. With the rebates ,what a steal!
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