Vehicle Overview

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is based on the Fusion midsize sedan and gets an EPA-estimated 42 mpg in combined city/highway driving. It also has a sleek design and many available driver-assistance features. Competitors include hybrid versions of the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord as well as the diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat TDI. Ford also sells a plug-in hybrid version called the Fusion Energi.

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New for 2015
A backup camera is now standard. A Terracotta Package for SE and Titanium trim levels includes terracotta leather-trimmed seats and door inserts, premium floor mats and 17-inch alloy wheels. SE models gain a six-way power passenger seat while the Titanium adds a 10-way power passenger seat.

The below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Automatic headlights; available fog lights
  • Available power moonroof
  • Available rear spoiler

Interior Highlights

  • Hybrid-specific gauge cluster
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Cruise control; adaptive cruise control available
  • Cloth seats; leather available
  • Folding backseat
  • Available MyFord Touch multimedia system
  • Available navigation system
  • Available active park assist

Under the Hood

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor make a combined 188 horsepower
  • Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission
  • Lithium-ion battery powers the electric motor

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Backup camera
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Front knee airbags
  • Backup camera
  • Available inflatable rear seat belts
  • Available lane departure warning and prevention
  • Available blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert

Fusion Energi
At full charge, the Fusion Energi is capable of traveling up to 19 miles on electric power with a combined total range of around 550 miles. It can reach speeds up to 85 mph in electric-only mode, according to Ford.

What's Special

  • Powertrain is similar to Fusion Hybrid but features a larger battery
  • Can be charged by a 240- or 120-volt power source
  • Trunk space drops from the Fusion Hybrid's 12 cubic feet to 8.2 cubic feet because of the larger battery
  • Stop-start technology,  low-rolling-resistance tires and regenerative braking for increased fuel efficiency

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