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Ford claims 47 mpg for Fusion

Ford is looking to increase its credentials with the redesigned Fusion. The hybrid version of the new sedan, Ford claims, achieve 47 mpg city and 44 highway, it America’s most fuel sedan.

If the Fusion can achieve figures, it will best the Toyota Camry hybrid’s EPA ratings, and become the greenest of sedans. Crosstown rival is only offering a mild system in its 2013 Malibu expected to get 25 city mpg, and 37 The 2012 Ford Fusion gets 41 mpg city, 36 highway.

Ford’s projections would make the 2013 Fusion more fuel-efficient than cars such as the Honda (40/43) and Civic hybrid With those figures, might be able to convince to buy a Fusion instead of downsizing to money on gas.

The 2013 hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter four which, combined an electric motor, makes 180 and 130 pound-feet or torque. It’s on the EcoBoost range of engines and is to a Continuously Variable Transmission The car can run on electric power up to 62 mph, a 15 mph over the current Fusion

The 2013 Fusion’s rakish looks also give at a low 0.27 coefficient of drag.

the hybrid will not be the greenest The Fusion Energi is a plug-in that Ford also will deliver class-leading economy. The Energi’s average rating is rumored to be over which would put it above the Volt’s average of 93.


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It may be harder to reach those in a Fusion than a Volt, The Fusion Energi’s gasoline engages under full-throttle and at (probably at the 62 mph limit of the regular regardless of the battery’s state of The Volt engages its gasoline as a last resort, when the are down on power.

Consequently, the Energi can only 21 miles on electricity, whereas a can go 35. That gap could become bigger if Fusion drivers are too with the gas pedal.

Price is factor.The base price of a Fusion hybrid is $29,395, it near the top of the Fusion range. will have to maintain price point (or lower or people might decide to buy a model and put the money they toward filling it up. The same is of the Energi, which could go for as as $42,000. Many critics say the at nearly $40,000, is too expensive; they change their about the Energi?

For nearly the same price, will get a larger car, but the will probably seem if it can’t achieve that 100+ MPGe consistently.

The and hybrid 2013 Fusions go on this fall. The Fusion will arrive in Spring

Ford Fusion Electric Cars
Ford Fusion Electric Cars
Ford Fusion Electric Cars
Ford Fusion Electric Cars
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