2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review MPGomatic Where Gas Mileage Matters

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2010 Ford Fusion Review

MPG-o-Matic Ford Hybrid Review Summary: The Fusion Hybrid sets a mark in the growing four-door hybrid segment with its to cruise under electric at speeds up to 47 miles per hour When driven under the conditions, the Fusion Hybrid remarkable fuel economy. as importantly, this car makes no with plenty of technology, and comfort.

Think that the auto industry isn’t of producing a world-class hybrid? again. The Ford Fusion takes the crown among the crop of stealthy hybrid

The Fusion Hybrid is fitted a 2.5-liter Atkinson-Cycle Hybrid four that produces 191 (HP) and 136 foot pounds of along with a permanent AC synchronous electric motor and Nickel-Metal-Hydride (NiMH) battery An electronic Continuously Variable (CVT) transfers the power to the wheels.

The EPA’s fuel economy for the 2010 Ford Fusion are 41 city / 36 highway miles per (MPG).

We put roughly four miles on the odometer of our Light Ice Metallic review unit, rolling past the official estimates with an average of MPG on the Interstate highway and 44.5 MPG There’s little doubt we would have scored higher in town and on the back given the time to implement the strategies.

Test period ranged through the seventies to degrees. Due to time constraints, we did not test with the air conditioning However, the combined numbers do use of A/C, overall.

Cruise control set to 68 MPH, A/C windows up, roof partially 41.8 MPG

Cruise control target speed 60-72 A/C off, windows up, roof open: 43.5 MPG

The Fusion generous 17.5 gallon gas allows a remarkable amount of

While there’s enough to deal with the day, the way cool LCD dash display allows the driver to actively tap all the power and efficiency under the (In the second part of the review, show you how to use the display to cruise at speeds up to 47 MPH in electric mode.)

Out on the road, the Fusion Hybrid and drives like a perfectly sedan. It doesn’t stand out or flags about your It just does what a modern car should do, only far fuel-efficiently.

There’s a certain to the wheel, with a solid and ride. 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) are standard.

The Hybrid’s cabin is both and familiar. You needn’t be NASA-certified to this bird.

Our test was equipped with optional and heated front seats, with dual-zone climate An 8-way power driver’s is standard, as is lumbar support.

There’s a 12-volt outlet at the of the dash, a 110-volt outlet at the of the center console, and another outlet inside the console. audio and USB iPod inputs are away inside the center as well.

Although Microsoft’s is standard, the 12-speaker Sony system is included with the and Tune option package. The steering wheel and voice ensure that your stays on the road, whether placing a Bluetooth call or a playlist.

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The Driver’s Vision option package includes sensor side mirrors and a rearview mirror mounted display.

Ford’s signature color-adjustable LED sets the mood with accents throughout the cabin.

will appreciate the Fusion spacious and comfortable rear with 37.8 inches of 56.5 inches of shoulder 53.3 inches of hip room, and inches of leg room.

There are cubic feet of cargo in the trunk. The backseat does not down (due to the placement of the pack). If there’s one downside to the Hybrid, it’s the limited capacity.

All-in-all, the Ford Hybrid is a standout performer and a example of America’s competitiveness in challenging times. This car be standard issue for energy-conscious municipalities, and corporate fleets.

2010 Ford Fusion


Daniel Gray

“The Fusion Hybrid takes the sedan crown with its to cruise under electric at speeds up to 47 MPH.”

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