The Toyota Camry and Honda Accord have long been topping the sales charts in the mid-size sedan class but one vehicle that are really is starting co come up to them is the 2018 Ford Fusion. When the third generation was introduced in 2013 it really raised the bar in the mid-size sedan class but what very few changes since than is this vehicle still competitive? it is left on us to see.
The Ford Fusion vehicle since 2013 was always been in terms of styling one of the most sharpest and handsome looking vehicles in the class. On the front fascia it have the chromed Aston Martin look-alike grill and overall it have a very good done styling and it’s still look pretty good today. This car we don’t know why is lacking the LED daytime running lights and LED headlights which a lot of competitors have today. However HID headlights are an option. On the rear it have LED taillights with LED turn signal indicators, dual exhaust tips and rear parking sensors as well.
The interior is upholstered in leather and the seats are very comfortable with side supports, also have power adjustments. Overall it is a pretty stylish cabin design very high quality looking too and very luxurious. It have also push button ignition. The steering wheel is fully wrapped in soft touch leather and it also have a lot of button controls. As far as the build quality and materials go inside is certainly top of the class.
2018 Ford Fusion Engine
The new 2018 Ford Fusion offers three engine types. The base engine is a 2.5-Liter four-cylinder that can put out 175 horsepower. Other two engines are optional a 1.5-Liter which is putting out 181 horsepower and the stronger 2.0-Liter turbo which can provide you with 240 horsepower. Transmission for these three engines are a six-speed automatic which is a front-wheel drive or a optional all-wheel drive. The Fusion is also offered in two hybrid modes and both are powered with a 2.0-Liter four-cylinder which is paired with a electric motor and together putting out 188 horsepower. The plug-in model can range 19-mile in only electric mode. EPA estimates are 22 mpg city and 31 mpg mpg highway. Acceleration from 0 to 60 is 7.3 seconds and the top speed is 124 mph.
2018 Ford Fusion Price
The price of the 2018 Fusion is ranging from $23,325 – $37,455. Competitor are: Honda Accord, Mazda Mazda 6, Volkswagen Passat, Kia Optima, Chevrolet Malibu, Nissan Altima and Hyundai Sonata.
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