2013 Ford Fusion review price, interior, engine, exterior.

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2013 Ford Fusion review.

2013 Ford Fusion.

We've heard this one before. Every builder of a midsize sedan since, at least, the first serious Nissan Altima a decade ago claims to have broken the mold with a sporty looking, sporty handling answer to all the vanilla appliances out there. You won't, they claim, have trouble finding their affordable sport sedan in a parking lot full of Camraccordsonaltimas.

So it's no surprise when Chris Hamilton, the British exterior design chief of the all-new, 2013 Ford Fusion and Mondeo, says this: "We put a lot of emphasis, to create something that we think will be different in the marketplace. We'll have a sophisticated feel. We'll be elegant. We'll be somewhat unexpected in North America, from Ford, and we'll set ourselves apart from Camry and Accord ... We wanted to create a beautiful-looking car. That's always been our number-one objective."

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2013 Ford Fusion aston martin price.

2013 Ford Fusion Price.

For the price of a 2013 Ford Fusion cars are sold at a price of $ 21,000 - $ 42,000 (MT est).

2013 Ford Fusion Interior.
2013 Ford Fusion Interior.
2013 Ford Fusion Interior.
2013 Ford Fusion Interior.
2013 Ford Fusion Interior.
2013 Ford Fusion Interior.

 2013 Ford Fusion Interior.

Easily said if you don't care about function and interior space, this segment's raison d'etre. Hamilton's design team managed to inject that sort of styling without degrading interior space. The front seats are as commodious as expected, but so too are the back seats, which have ample headroom and legroom for a six-footer. The back seat seems wide enough for three adults in a pinch, though as in most competitors, the rear of the center console, with its rear-seat vents, seems to encroach on the unlucky adult who gets the middle seat. It's competitive with the '13 Chevy Malibu, which has good rear seat room despite a shorter wheelbase and faster roofline than its predecessor. Ford needed to avoid the mistakes it made with the 1996 "ovoid" and current Taurus, which both have tight rear-seat headroom, especially for ingress and egress.

Though various editors of varying height will have to cycle through the rear seat to give a definitive opinion, Your Humble Servant had no issues getting in and out of the back.

That ovoid Taurus and its immediate successor, you'll recall, were in the Fusion's d-segment -- or c/d-segment as Ford prefers to call it -- when Ford dropped the name and replaced it with the Fusion for the 2006 model year. Before CEO Alan Mulally brought the exclusively North American Taurus back to replace the full-size Five Hundred, it had been an odd kind of midsize duck itself, V-6 only and a bit larger on the outside than the Toyota/Honda competition before their midsize cars grew in overall length.

2013 Ford Fusion Exterior
2013 Ford Fusion Exerior.
2013 Ford Fusion Exterior
2013 Ford Fusion Exterior.

2013 Ford Fusion Exterior

The 2013 Fusion’s interior is just as stylish as its exterior, with flowing lines and contoured shapes displacing the straight-edged design of the current car. The all-new Fusion is also longer, wider and taller than the outgoing model, resulting in improved interior space. In fact, the new car boasts equal or better interior space in every category other than front-seat hip room. However, trunk space has been reduced, although a lower threshold should make loading easier. 

In addition to that added space, passengers will also enjoy the technology packed into the 2013 Fusion. Of course the latest version of SYNC is included, but the Fusion also gains Ford’s Lane Keeping System, adaptive cruise control, active park assist and Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert. 

2013 Ford Fusion Engine.
2013 Ford Fusion Engine.

2013 Ford Fusion Engine.

Following in the footsteps of the Hyundai Sonata, the 2013 Fusion will be offered exclusively with four-cylinder engines. However, unlike the Sonata, the Fusion lineup will feature two of Ford’s turbocharged (EcoBoost) powertrains, as well as a 2.5-liter naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine. 

The base Fusion will come equipped with a 2.5-liter naturally-aspirated four-cylinder, the only transplant engine from the 2012 model. Ford is being very sparse with the details of this engine so far, keeping power and fuel economy numbers hush. It could be that nothing has changed from the 22 city, 33 highway mpg ratings and 175 horsepower backed up by 172 lb-ft of torque. 

Next up is the 1.6L EcoBoost engine developing 179 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. The 1.6L will only be offered with front-wheel drive, but buyers will have the option of a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Ford says the 1.6L-powered Fusion will be capable of 37mpg on the highway while an automatic start-stop system helps the car to a city rating of 26mpg. 

Those wanting a bit more power or the availability of all-wheel drive can opt for a 2.0L EcoBoost engine. Shifting exclusively through a six-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0L-equipped Fusion produces 237 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque and can hit 33mpg on the highway. However, those figures don’t quite match the 274 horsepower and 34mpg highway rating offered by the Sonata Turbo. 
source:http://www.motortrend.com,http://www.leftlanenews.com


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