Brand new 2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid is coming and together with it cousin Fusion Energi it is going to come with a drastic price cut, for this model year. Since hybrid cars massively depend on gas prices in US, Ford needs to adjust the prices of two of his most popular green cars to adapt for the new gas prices and survive this hard times for green car industry. At the moment one gallon of unleaded gas can be bought for $2 in the United States which lead to lower sales of these vehicles. So this is the right time to buy a hybrid model especially the one that is able to achieve 47 mpg in the city environment like Ford Fusion.
This vehicle come back with its elegant design, it looks something like a european luxury model and in the hybrid world it is one of the vehicles with the best styling. Its grille is inspired by Aston Martin and there are some other influences from European luxury segment. New model also comes with very aggressive headlights design, and thin taillights both made with full LED technology. Buyers are able to choose between several unique and brave picked colors and new model also comes with a great wheel design. Unlike other hybrid cars it comes with new EasyFuel gas filler, and it doesn’t have a standard fuel cap.
2016 Ford Fusion cabin can accommodate 5 passengers, but only four adult ones. It comes with the trunk that’s bigger than the one in Honda Accord,and some other popular sedans in its class. Storage area is shrank for the space where cars battery come, since it is placed under the trunk floor. Seat and other parts of the vehicle are made out of recycled materials and there’s a lot of renewable materials and foam in the cabin construction. Rear seats are able to fold all the way to the ground and provide more cargo space. New model comes with the latest MyFord Touch infotainment system and SYNC telematics.
2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid Engine
Hybrid model uses 2,0 liter four cylinder gasoline engine, combined with electric motor and continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) which makes it achieve excellent fuel economy. It can go in more than 21 miles in all electric model and in combined mode it can go for 47 mpg in both city and highway conditions. It also comes with 188 horsepower and 129 pound feet of torque output. And its electric motor is permanent magnet AC synchronous one. Torque output is only from the gasoline engine and electric motor might add up a pound feet or two on the whole figure.
2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid Price and Release Date
2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid will be $900 cheaper this year and the same goes for Energi trim level. Since last year hybrid model started from $27,500, we believe that this year the starting price is going to be around $26,600. Other gasoline Fusion models come with the same price as last year. This is the right time to buy a hybrid or full electric model and Ford is expecting to attract more possible buyers with these price cuts.