Fusion is one of the most versatile cars on the market. Its wide offer will meet demands of any buyer looking for a mid-size sedan. Do you need an economical petrol engine? No problem, the 2019 Ford Fusion will deliver. Could it be even better? Yes, with new hybrid version. Or if you are looking for the best solution, there is an all-electric version of 2019 Fusion. All these vehicles will be in the lineup for next season.
The price was the only stumbling block for the buyer that wanted to buy EV. Now, with more cars in the segment, Ford will definitely have to consider a drop in the price, which is almost $40,000. Furthermore, the 2019 Ford Fusion will come is performance-tuned RS version. Outside the US, this vehicle will appear as Mondeo.
2019 Ford Fusion Specs and MPG
The base S model of the 2019 Ford Fusion will keep a 2.5-liter inline-four Duratec engine. This unit is paired with a 6-speed auto transmission. This drivetrain is capable to produce 175 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque. Another option is a 1.5-l, also 4-cylinder powertrain with 5 horses and 10 lb-ft more than its sibling. Top of the range model comes with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost drivetrain. It can deliver 330 hp and 380 pound-feet of torque.
The hybrid drivetrain is using a 2.0-liter Atkinson unit as the base for the plug-in combo. Alone, this engine is capable to deliver 140 horses. Mated to an electric motor, the output raises to 188 horses. Also, the fuel economy gets a significant boost and rises to 43 mpg in urban conditions.
2019 Ford Fusion Energi
The most environmental-friendly version is 2019 Ford Fusion Energi. This is an electric vehicle capable to deliver over 100 MPGe in city conditions. It also adds 7 horses more to the total output of the hybrid system in Charge-Depletion Mode. Both electric and plug-in vehicle is using an ECVT Electronic Continuously Variable transmission. Regular petrol units stick to a 6-speed gearbox.
2019 Ford Fusion Sport, Hybrid, Energi Trims
The base trim level of the 2019 Ford Fusion will be S model. Going to more expensive models we will find an SE version before the least expensive Hybrid in S variant. Plug-in Fusion is also available in Titanium and Platinum trim. Petrol models have the same levels, with the addition of 2019 Ford Fusion Sport. The entry-level Energi model is SE, and upper trims are also Titanium and Platinum.
2019 Ford Fusion Sport
The 2019 Ford Fusion Sport trim became somehow the most interesting model in the class. Its handling and maneuverability are at the top level. Although Platinum sedan comes with more equipment, the Sport’s features found the way to buyers’ hearts.
2019 Ford Fusion Prices
Starting from only $23,000, the 2019 Ford Fusion will be pretty affordable for a mid-size sedan. Hybrid is only $3,000 more expensive than the base car. Energi model received a lot of critics because of the price. Ford will probably drop its initial cost under $30k. Sport trim will come with more features, and it will make the value jump closer to $35,000 mark. At top of the class sits Energi Platinum trim level. Its price is still unknown though.