Review: 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Review: 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid

If you are looking for a driving experience that offers a quiet ride, comfortable driver and passenger seating, as well as excellent fuel economy, then look no further. Come to Friendly Ford in Poughkeepsie, NY to test drive the new midsize 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Performance

The 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid offers three grades; SE, SEL, and Titanium. Its 2.0L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 HYBRID engine and electric motor produce 188-hp with 129 lb.-ft. of torque. The Fusion Hybrid uses a 1.4 kWh lithium-ion battery with a battery peak power of 35kW.  The projected electric mode top speed is 85 mph. The estimated EPA ratings are 41 mpg on the highway and 43 mpg when driving around the city.

Features & Technology

The Ford Fusion Hybrid comes standard with an extensive list of features. The driver's seat comes with 10-way power adjustments and power lumbar support while the passenger seat offers 6-way power options. The SYNC® 3 infotainment system includes an 8-inch touchscreen with easy-to-see buttons, a friendly menu layout and quick response and is supported by a 9-speaker sound system. The 2019 Fusion Hybrid is Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatible. Available options include a power moonroof, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated seats, a remote start system, and a 12-speaker Sony audio system.

Safety

The 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid received a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).* The new Ford Co-Pilot360™ is a suite of advanced safety features and includes lane keeping assist, a blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, and automatic emergency braking. The Fusion Hybrid also has a reverse sensing system and automatic parking assist available.

Pricing

Starting at $27,555 MSRP

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

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