2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid

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$25,675

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2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Styling
  • Handling
  • Fuel efficiency

The bad:

  • Some controls slow to respond
  • Small front seats
  • Rear headroom

3 trims

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Our 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New Cold Weather Package available
  • Backup camera standard
  • Inflatable rear seat belts available
  • Plug-in Fusion Energi model available

2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid review: Our expert's take

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 the Toyota Camry Hybrid and diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat TDI. Ford also sells a plug-in hybrid version called the Fusion Energi.

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New for 2016
A Cold Weather Package for the SE trim level includes all-weather floormats, remote start and heated cloth seats.

Significant Standard Features

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor make a combined 188 horsepower
  • Electronically controlled continuously variable automatic transmission
  • Lithium-ion battery powers the electric motor
  • Hybrid-specific gauge cluster
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Split-folding backseat
  • Backup camera
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Power moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Leather seats
  • MyFord Touch multimedia system
  • Navigation system
  • Inflatable rear seat belts
  • Lane departure warning and prevention
  • 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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Consumer reviews

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

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

A very good car overall

I Love the hybrid aspect of the car. The car is very roomy, comfortable, reliable, and easy to drive. I would recommend this car to anyone.

2.3

Had car less than 90 days before it broke!

It’s the second time in less than 90 days it’s fails to start the second time leaving us stranded Christmas Eve. The times if talked to the sales department who I purchased the car from they have been little if any help.

5.0

Comfy, beautiful bells and whistles

The car met all of my needs, very comfortable, lots of room, safe, relaxed while driving, Most of all I feel this would be reliable.

See all 28 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Gold
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.
Powertrain
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
Roadside assistance
Yes
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Compare the competitors

2014

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

$35,190

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2017

Kia Optima Hybrid

$25,995

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2018

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

$27,920

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