The Fusion has been one of the best selling Ford models, and one of the best selling sedans in the country, over the last few years. Thanks to its sporty handling, broad engine choices and roomy interior the Fusion has won over the hearts of millions of Americans. Continuing to ride the wave of success that the Fusion has already seen, Ford is expanding the Fusion line up to give buyers more engine choices and improved fuel economy.
When the entire line of the 2013 Ford Fusion is released in the fall, buyers will have the choice of two highly efficient EcoBoost engines, a naturally aspirate 4-cylinder, a hybrid, and a plug-in hybrid. Counting them up, that 5 different engine choices for buyers, meaning the Fusion suits just about every drivers needs. Ford also announced the Fusion will have auto start-stop technology as an option on the 2013 model, pricing looks to be under $300 for this option.
For buyers who are looking to increase fuel economy, but are for one reason or another, against buying a hybrid, the Fusion equipped with a 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine should net drivers about 37 miles per gallon on the highway. Ford estimates that this model, when equipped with auto start-stop technology, should save drivers about $1,100 more than other midsize sedan owners during five years of operation. Buyers interested in the 2013 Fusion Hybrid will be excited to know they can expect around 47 mpg (a 4 mpg improvement over the Toyota Camry Hybrid). And finally for the ultimate fuel conserver, the 2013 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid should earn an equivalent of around 100 mpg, making it the world’s most fuel-efficient midsize sedan.