As the standard Ford Fusion, the Energi model comes up with the same exterior changes. Nevertheless, the interior is slightly different, mostly the control board. The 2019 Ford Fusion Energi is bringing the same drivetrain as before. We will see it in plug-in hybrid form. Compared to standard hybrid, there are few pros and cons for each side.
The 2019 Ford Fusion Energi is getting a boost and now it will offer a range of 25 miles for a ride on electric energy only. Interior is getting more room, including the trunk space. New inventory includes more features, especially safety and infotainment. Finally, we will see 2019 Fusion Energi in AWD drive mode, without 2WD in the offer.
2019 Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid Specs
Under the hood of the 2019 Ford Fusion Energi will be a 2.0-liter inline-four engine. This is conventional, petrol part of the plug-in hybrid system. An electric motor is an AC magnet. This mix is good for 195 horsepower when the battery is fully charged. It is a downgrade from 240 horses the same petrol engine launches for regular model, but with the turbocharger. On Energi model, Ford installed a CVT gearbox. A gasoline engine is the only one that produces torque, and it is 130 lb-ft. The entire system is good for 97 MPGe and 42 mpg combined.
2019 Ford Fusion Energi vs Hybrid
Fusion is a versatile sedan. Besides standard offer, it also has hybrid and plug-in hybrid (Energi) variant. With so many options, buyers can choose between these two greener options, that pollutes less. Of course, the 2019 Ford Fusion Energi is in advantage here over the standard hybrid. Also, the plug-in Energi model gives seven horses more than its sibling. Conventional mileage is the same – 42 mpg combined.
The previous edition of Fusion Energi model could go 21 miles by singing only the electric engine. Now, engineers in Ford are going to boost it. According to announcements, the new 2019 Ford Fusion Energi will be able to go 25 mpg. By the time the car comes out, it could gain a couple of miles more to the overall range.
2019 Ford Fusion Energi Release Date
Ford is launching these vehicles in repeatedly. First, we will see the standard petrol model. After that other versions are coming, including both hybrid and plug-in hybrid. The 2019 Ford Fusion Energi is not coming before next year. Whatsoever, fans are not going to wait for more than three months in next season to see all changes on the next Energi plug-in hybrid.
The 2019 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium is the most expensive model in the lineup, including petrol versions. That means it tops standard Titanium and Sport trims with V-6 engine. Nevertheless, the starting price will be around $27,000. We still don’t know which trim levels Energi plug-in hybrid will keep, but its price range will go up to $45,000. It won’t have too many competitors. Hyundai Sonata and Cadillac CT6 offer PHEV versions which could be called the most serious rivals.