The 2019 Ford Fusion Sport will be another edition of an upgraded sedan. First of all, it uses a bigger engine and different kind of transmission. An intelligent all-wheel-drive system is standard, while bigger wheels will be an optional choice. Furthermore, the interior is getting advanced features, such as power-adjustable seats and special climate control. Of course, infotainment gets unique accessories and parts.
After rumors about discontinuation and replacement, Fusion will go strong into a new season. Besides top of the class Sport version, we will see Energi Hybrid as well. So, next season could be a breaking point for regular and all other models. The return of Fusion Sport in 2017 was very successful. Ever since this nameplate is evolving into modern and even futuristic vehicle. The new 2019 Ford Fusion Sport is not going to be less exciting.
2019 Ford Fusion Sport Drivetrain
Under the hood of the 2019 Ford Fusion Sport is going to be a 2.7-liter EcoBoost drivetrain. A six-speed transmission has SelectShift feature for a smoother change of gears. The base unit is not using this kind of gearbox. Also, the Sport sedan is getting a continuously controlled damping. All-wheel drive is a standard and total output of the vehicle is 325 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque.
At the same time, the 2019 Ford Fusion Sport is going to return 18/27 mpg in city/highway ride. Combined, it will be slightly above 22 mpg. This is the least fuel-friendly model in the entire Fusion lineup. On the other hand, Sport is also the most powerful.
2019 Ford Fusion Sport Facelift
For the upcoming season, the entire nameplate will see a facelift. According to earlier plans, Fusion was supposed to get a redesign in 2020. But, the recent news is reporting about the cancellation of this plan. Instead, we will see 2019 Ford Fusion Sport revisited and refreshed.
Standard offer for the upcoming sedan will include blind spot sideview and dual-power exterior mirrors. Bumpers and door handles are in body color. LED lighting is used for fog lamps, headlights, and taillights. Compared to the base unit, 2019 Ford Fusion Sport comes with 19-inch wheels instead of 17- or 18-inch. There are few other signature details which designers will add just before the debut.
As well as for exterior, Ford prepares special treatment of the cabin for Sport sedan. The entertaining system is going to get a lot more features. Also, comfort is boosted with unique suede and leather seats. A 10-way driver seat has memory settings. Passengers are getting 6-way power seats. Manual climate and DEATC are standard.
Cooling for front seats will be an optional feature again. Also, Sony will prepare the extra audio package with 12-speakers sound. Basic Sync system has upgraded version Sync3 and Sync Connect. Buyers can add navigation to their 2019 Ford Fusion Sport.
2019 Ford Fusion Sport Price
Without all additions, the 2019 Ford Fusion Sport will cost around $35,000. It is around $12k more than the entry-level S sedan. The only more expensive trim level is Platinum. On the other hand, Hybrid and Energi models are not offering Sport trim level. However, their extras with the Platinum package can cost above $40,000.