2016 Ford Fusion

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2016 Ford Fusion
2016 Ford Fusion

Key specs

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The good:

  • Stylish design
  • Impressive handling
  • Likable hybrid experience
  • All-wheel-drive availability

The bad:

  • Firm seats
  • Visibility

3 trims

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Notable features

  • New center control panel with physical buttons
  • Backup camera, alloy wheels standard
  • Inflatable rear seat belts available
  • Hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions available
  • Front- or all-wheel drive

2016 Ford Fusion review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2016 Ford Fusion?

The 2016 Ford Fusion is a five-seat mid-size sedan that competes with the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima and Hyundai Sonata. It's available in three trims: S, SE and Titanium. All-wheel drive is optional for the SE and Titanium. There's also a Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi, which are covered separately.

What's New on the 2016 Ford Fusion?

For 2016, the Ford Fusion gets physical buttons for its center control panel, as well as an S Appearance Package with 18-inch black-painted wheels, a rear spoiler and foglamps. Heated cloth seats, all-weather floormats and remote start are also available in the new SE Cold Weather Package.

How Does the 2016 Ford Fusion Compare to Other Mid-Size Sedans?

Unlike the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima and Honda Accord, the 2016 Ford Fusion isn't available with a V-6 engine, but it does have a high-output turbocharged four-cylinder and offers all-wheel drive. The Camry and Accord feel larger inside, but the Camry lacks some of the Fusion's technologies, and the Accord's base multimedia system isn't much easier to use.

What Features in the 2016 Ford Fusion Are Most Important?

The 2016 Ford Fusion comes standard with a 175-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Standard exterior features include a backup camera, chrome grille and automatic headlights, while the cabin gets a split-folding backseat and air conditioning. As required in all new vehicles in this model year, front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system are standard.

Available engines for the Ford Fusion include a 181-hp, turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder and a 231-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder. All-wheel drive is optional. Safety add-ons include lane departure warning and prevention, adaptive cruise control with forward collision warning, a blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert, a self-parking system and inflatable rear seat belts. Other notable features include a power moonroof, leather seats, heated steering wheel, cooled front seats and a navigation system.

Should I Buy the 2016 Ford Fusion?

The 2016 Ford Fusion is a stylish mid-size sedan with impressive handling. Unlike some competitors, it can be had with all-wheel drive. On the other hand, some drivers might be put off by its firm, uncomfortable seats and limited visibility.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews


Nice car

This make and model vehicle it’s perfect for my grandson. It’s a nice midsize vehicle and the ride is great. There is plenty of legroom and I’m very satisfied with the vehicle.


I absolutely love it. It's amazing.

This car is exactly what I was looking for. It has Air and heat. Not only can you hook your phone up to it but it had a CD player too. It's my favorite color so that's a plus. And it's really good on gas it's spacious. I'm proud of my new car.


Love this car

This car is everything I need. Spacious, clean and comfortable. Drives like a dream. I look great driving this car, so I'm told! Highly recommend this dealership!

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Gold
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Gold Certified: Ford models up to 6 years old with less than 80,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12-Month/12,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Blue Certified: 90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
7-Year/100,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Powertrain Limited Warranty Blue Certified: Available Disclaimer: See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
Dealer certification required
Certified 172-point inspection
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