Since the first appearance of the plug-in-hybrid, the Ford Company show us a great progress in this kind of vehicles. Because of its fuel efficient and environmental protection, 2017 Ford Fusion Energi is going to be among the top cars of this kind in the market.
The designers did not try to change a lot in way of exterior in the 2017 Ford Fusion Energie from the basic model. It still looks elegant and big mid-size sedan. The front grille is a little bigger and puts lower in order to make the car be lower. The front looks very futuristic, and front bumper helps in it with color as the rest of the car, and with bigger fog lights which are now horizontal, as the headlights. Headlights are strong LED. Backlights are redesigned and improved, which gives a back fascia all new look. The wheel is also redesigned and improved 17-inch alloy wheels. Front and back of the car are filled with a chrome and aluminum details which put this car in the high class.
Interior of the 2017 Ford Fusion Energie is also redesigned and make us feel very pleasant inside. It mainly involves a reworked central console with a rotary-style gear selector and a longer armrest for more comfort and better access to the open storage area in the lower dashboard. There is a lot improving in the infotainment system where we can find an SYNC 3 system installed, with all the standard systems and also a navigation system as standard in this vehicle. The seats along with all the interior can optional be covered with a creamy quilted leather and stitched, thickly padded leather in antiqued Cocoa on the dash top and steering wheel.
The engine on the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi did not change a lot from the previous model. All the changes have made to improve fuel efficiency. We still have 2.0 liter DOHC 16-valve Atkinson cycle engine, which gives us a 141 HP and torque of 128 lb/ft. When we add to this aggregate a permanent-magnet synchronous AC electric motor with 118 HP and torque of 117 lb/ft, we can in combination get a power of 188 HP. The electric engine is powered by a 7.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. Charging of this battery is provided by a gasoline engine and the regenerative braking. Transmission is continuously variable automatic. It goes from 0-60 MPH in 8.6 sec, and from 0-100 MPH in 23.0 sec. Top speed of this car is 105 MPH. Fuel economy is EPA in city 95 MPG and on the highway 81 MPG. Also, you can drive 22 miles just with an electric motor.
2017 Ford Fusion Energi
The price for basic model in SE variant of 2017 Ford Fusion Energi is $31,120, 34 995, 00 USD for Titanium, and the $39,120 for the Platinum model.