The 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium received a complete makeover last year, obtaining a new and handsome design, a considerate cabin and superb handling, which all let to it being an instant hit among the mid size sedan buyers. Much of the same is expected with the new 2014 model, which procures a brand new engine and a couple new features.
The new Aston Martin-like grille gives this family vehicle a luxurious and a somewhat athletic demeanor. There is a great balance of sport and comfort with the Fusion. There is an addition of some subtle design features, such as some authentic wheel designs, intriguing colors and aggressive headlights. The 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium incorporates a clever new feature, a EasyFuel capless gas filler system. On the Energi models there is a lighted ring that circumvents the charging port, which lights up while the vehicle charges.
Inside, The 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium looks thoroughly up to date. The cabin is certainly attractive, with ample amount of space, in the front and in the back. The trunk is 16 cubic feet large, however, in hybrid models some space is eaten up by the batteries. Butt still, they allow the rear seats to fold for some additional cargo space. On the eco friendly side, the seats for both the Hybrid and the Energi model are made from recyclable or renewable cloth materials.
There are a few engine options among the various models the Fusion offers. The Fusion S and SE come with a standard 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder, that is rated at 175 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The only transmission is a 6-speed automatic, and fuel economy is estimated at 22 miles per gallon city/34 mpg hwy. The Fusion Titanium comes with its own 2.0-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder rated at 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, along with the 6-speed automatic with shift paddles and fuel economy estimated from 22 mpg city/33 mpg hwy with front-wheel drive to 22 mpg city/31 mpg hwy with all-wheel drive. Also, The Fusion Titanium is the only one that offers an all-wheel drive. When it comes to the Fusion Hybrid, it packs 141 hp and 129 lb-ft from its gasoline engine, while the electric motor adds 117 lb-ft of on-demand torque, mated with a variable automatic (CVT). As for the fuel economy, expect 47 mpg city/47 mpg hwy.
2014 Ford Fusion Titanium Price
For the 2014 Ford Fusion S, starting MSRP is just under $23,000, while the top of the line 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium model with an all-wheel drive can reach over $40,000. The Hybrids starting price is just under $27,000, while the Energi plug-in hybrid starts just under $40,000.