It's quick to rev, and the automatic's shifts click quickly via paddle controls. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. With few exceptions, the 2015 Ford Fusion is an excellent choice in a midsize family sedan. At the top of the lineup is the Fusion Titanium, which comes with the 2. You'll need to step up to the top Titanium and add an option package if you want all the latest safety technologies. Just got back from a 750 mile trip last weekend and it averaged over 33 mpg running at 75 mph and a fairly strong head wind most of the way.
. Leather seating surfaces are 'adequate' for a middle of the road production vehicle in this segment. My 2015 Fusion test vehicle did not have these, and so making adjustments to the stereo and climate-control systems required me to look down and away from the road ahead in order to make sure my finger was on the correct control. Recall Date 2014-11-18 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured July 27, 2013, to October 31, 2014, 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid vehicles manufactured February 24, 2014, to October 31, 2014, and 2015 Ford Fusion Energi vehicles manufactured July 14, 2014, to October 31, 2014. Standard features on the Fusion Titanium includes a 2. Despite that firm handling, though, the Fusion's ride doesn't suffer. Cabin quality is average with a mix of hard plastics and higher-quality soft-touch materials on the dash.
The Camry feels larger inside, but doesn't offer all-wheel drive. Ford's popular Fusion midsize sedan received a big makeover for 2013, adopting styling directly influenced by Aston Martin coupes. Even in its heaviest form, at about 3,700 pounds with the all-wheel drive offered in Titanium trims, the Fusion is quite light for this class, and with well-tuned steering and a taut yet absorbent feel, it has firm, flat, reassuring cornering that's not to the detriment of ride quality, combined with a nimble, eager feeling that's missing from most mid-size sedans--except for the latest Mazda 6. It can be distracting to find everything at first, and takes some time to memorize. The base-level engine, a 178-horsepower, 2. The looks is half-Hyundai, Half-Aston Martin, thanks to its hexagonal grille, and we see the rakish roofline of the Audi A7 in its rear quarters.
Additionally, the infotainment controls remain finicky to use. Fusion feels big while driving, and a U-turn requires of plenty of space, although it beats the Honda Accord in this regard. Exterior design with the Y spoke wheels is spectacular. In the 2015 model, the sensors have been thankfully replaced by tangible and legible soft keys, which makes the new system a lot easier to live with on a daily basis. The fact that you can load one up like a luxury car, or get a hybrid or plug-in hybrid version, or choose a relatively simplistic and basic model that needs nothing more than a nice set of wheels to look far more upscale than the price you paid, makes a Fusion genuinely compelling. It's handsome and athletic in appearance, high-tech inside, and relatively fuel-efficient—making it an incredibly compelling consideration for the mid-size sedan shopper.
That styling also impedes outward visibility, with thick windshield pillars obscuring the view forward and creating bigger than normal blind spots. The trunk is 16 cubic feet, big for the class, and the Fusion has ample storage all around the cabin, with a stow space under the center stack, bottle holders in the doors, and a decently sized glovebox. Great looks and styling caught my eye when first revealed in 2012-13 model year. Ford Fusion Energi is plug-in hybrid that uses the same 2. The car we tested came with the Trend Driver Assistance pack and Trend Option pack around R30k together. There are nearly a dozen possible competitors to the Ford Fusion, and the competition is fierce. Every car I looked at made me yawn.
The performance was a little. So if you can live without the new stereo and climate-control system knobs and buttons that are arriving in the 2016 Fusion, get to a Ford dealership, pronto. Like other such systems, MyFord Touch can be hard to learn and to use, but you eventually acclimate. Even the base Fusion S ends up costing a bit more than the base Altima or Camry; but it includes the 2. Ford Fusion While I was testing the Fusion many people thought it was a Jag. With its front struts and rear multi-link suspension, the Fusion is firm and composed, and never forgets that it's a family sedan first.
Good design and family-friendly intentions aren't always mutually exclusive, and the 2015 Ford Fusion offers some great evidence of that. Front seats sit low in the cockpit, and combined with the relatively high hood line, we had a hard time finding a comfortable seat height. You won't find a V-6 engine in the Fusion; Ford has opted for turbocharged four-cylinders instead. For that, you'll get navigation, blind-spot monitors, leather seats, a rearview camera and rear parking sensors. However, you can find ultra-efficient and plug-in 'Energi' models, if fuel efficiency is your biggest priority.
Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. And for 2015, the inflatable rear seatbelt system that's been offered on some of Ford's crossovers is now available on the Fusion. Also, the base cloth upholstery has an inexpensive look, relieved only by the leather option. Car handles quite well, although it tends toward understeer in certain situations. Despite the curvy profile, tall doors make entry and exit easy, as do rather high seat cushions. Ford 'My Touch' with navigation can prove challenging at times re; the voice commands responses from the system i. Fusion Hybrid models pair a 2.
Bought my Fusion a few months ago. I fell in love with the Fusion. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. Units Affected 1301986 Active safety technology is the latest wave of technology being put into more and more cars to make driving even safer. The Fusion rides on a 112.
Ford succeeded in making the car look high-end and modern, with styling cues that are aggressive but still approachable. Fuel consumption is very good for this size car, but is good full stop. Comfort is not a problem with the Ford Fusion. Titanium models are equipped with paddle shifters for manual gear changes should the driver be so inclined. Fusion was redesigned for the 2013 model year.