The Ford Fusion is one of the luxury sedans which will adopt some characteristics from family sedans. That is very important to emphasize because this niche grows from day to day. Current second generation brings us new features, power upgrading and comfortable interior with high technologies. What do you expect from 2017 Ford Fusion? Before we go deeply in freshness, we need to mention that basics of settings will stay unchanged. The aerodynamic body structure is underpinned by a CD4 platform which has shared with other models such as Lincoln MKZ and Ford C-Max Hybrid. Furthermore, lightweight materials make savings in curb weight and also give it better drive performances. To return to the subject, exterior design is also sleeker than before with some new elements. In addition, besides standard model carmaker promotes two extra models the Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid.
2017 Ford Fusion – New V6 Sport
What are these two hybrids bringing? We think they bring more efficiency and friendly impact on the human environment. Engineers claim that new V6 Sports power-plant can ensure aggressive driving and greatest speed. If you wonder how much max speed is, we can tell you that is stopped on 155 mph. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in just 6.5 seconds. Basic gasoline powerplant includes a twin-turbo 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 unit which produces 325 horsepower. It is connected with six-speed manual or automatic gearbox, while the power is sent to all four wheels equally. For example, engineers are preparing CVT shift for two other hybrids. That’s not all; they combine 2.0-liter gasoline powerplant with an electric motor. Ford uses 7.6-kWh lithium-ion battery to charge electric motor and it could be going 19 miles in a pure electric regime with full capacity.
2017 Ford Fusion – Safety
Interesting fact for 2017 Ford Fusion is a new detection system which prevents the impact of holes on driving. How far technologies went ahead testifies new board computer which controls mechanical elements such as shock absorbers and front and rear suspension. Many of available sensors detect all objects in traffic and send information toward operating elements for avoiding. Further, we need to mention that Fusion is the safe car because the previous model got five stars in ratings according to NHTSA. Although NHTSA still has not done testing new model we expect improvements in side crash protection and rollover, too. Engineers have enriched safety package with forward collision warning system, lane departure warning system, detection cameras and much more.
2017 Ford Fusion – Exterior & Interior
Has the exterior and interior design changed? For 2017 Ford Fusion certainly, you can expect new evolution design. Now Platinum trim level includes refreshed items like LED headlights, new 19-inch wheels, new grille and spoiler. Rest of body stayed unchanged, but it has modern look which attracts new customers. Ford designers are making efforts to fill Platinum package with smart devices and systems. In the first place, SYNC3 system will be integrated with phone cell and other apps. Cabin surfaces are from with natural leather and other luxury materials which increase the level of comfort. Now each family can ride this new car and enjoy all benefits it brings.
2017 Ford Fusion – Price
Prices will stay similar to the previous model. The basic price amounts $22,120 while most expensive option reaches $39,120. Two direct competitors are well-known as Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Malibu.