Midsize model has best fuel economy in its class, U.S. automaker boasts.
G. Chambers Williams III - AJC
- Mar. 27, 2009
Such good stuff in the pipeline! --Ed.
Ford’s redesigned 2010 Fusion sedan will come with a starting price of $19,270 for the gasoline-only version and $27,270 for the gasoline-electric hybrid model, the automaker says.
The 2010 Fusion will arrive in showrooms late this month, and analysts and reviewers have already praised it.
Ford said at the Los Angeles auto show in November, where it introduced the Fusion and Milan models, that the hybrids will have best-in-class fuel economy.
Last week, Ford said the Fusion hybrid “delivers 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, topping the Toyota Camry hybrid by 8 mpg in the city and 2 mpg on the highway.”
Gasoline-only Fusion and Milan models will offer a choice of either a four-cylinder or V-6 engine.
The gasoline-only, four-cylinder Fusion S is EPA-rated at 34 miles per gallon on the highway and 23 in the city, “beating both the gasoline-powered Camry and Honda Accord,” Ford said. Those models (with automatic transmissions) are EPA-rated at 21 city/30 highway for the Accord and... [Read More]