Drastically re-designed for 2013, the Ford Fusion is a mid-size sedan with seating for five and the option of three different engines. The standard Fusion is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 175 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Optional engines consist of a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost engine (178 hp/184 lb-ft of torque) and a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost engine (240 hp/270 lb-ft of torque). FWD can be paired to 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, and 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. Fuel mileage, for the standard Fusion, falls within an EPA estimated range of 22 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. Increased fuel economy can be found in the Fusion Hybrid (capable of 47 mpg) and Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid. Features include 19-inch wheels, SYNC® with MyFord Touch®, navigation system, HD radio, leather seats, and dual-zone climate control. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), electric-power-assisted steering, AdvaceTrac® electronic stability control (ESC), and tire pressure monitoring (TPMS). The Fusion is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2013 Fusion has been given a complete overhaul. The new car has a variety of powertrain choices all of which are extremely efficient. Styling has been improved by incorporating Ford's modern design language, connecting the car with the lower-priced Focus, while maintaining an upscale look.
Efficient; stylish; practical; available plug-in hybrid
The Ford Fusion is a mid-sized sedan and must therefore compete in an incredibly competitive segment, going up against heavyweights such as the Toyota Camry. Ford has priced the car accordingly with models starting at just under $22,500. On the other end of the price spectrum, the Fusion can be outfitted with a variety of luxury equipment, providing a sensible alternative to the entry level cars sold by several luxury marques.