With more than 300,000 units sold in each of the past two years, current Fusion Hybrid has proved extremely trendy. In the past two years, this model offered very nice appearance, easy and safety handling, and a good quantity of technology. For 2017, Ford Company prepared even better Fusion than previous one, so we can expect slight redesigns this time, both in exterior and interior, as well as improved powertrain with some new options. The 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is expected to come with the Platinum – additional trim level. Certainly, this model will remain one of the best-looking family sedans in the segment, and also a well-selling vehicle. It will be even better selling now when we can expect the best fuel economy so far as well as a plug-in option.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Refreshed Appearance:
The forthcoming 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid will come with slight changes from outside, mutual among the rest of the mid-size Ford Fusion sedan range. The front grille will be remarkable, with the Aston Martin look and this time it will be a bit wider than before for a lower look of the front fascia. The headlamps of the newest Fusion are also redesigned so the base SE and S models will use projector beam style halogen lamps while the Platinum and Titanium trims will get standard LED system. Also, the taillights will be restyled in all trim levels and it will be dressed up by a chrome spear. The 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid will hit the marketplaces with the large 18-inch alloy wheels as standard that will be fitted with the quality tires for easier handling. The front bumper of the new model will be very nice, and here we can expect LEDs fog lights on each side as well as large air intakes to help engine cooling.
The interior design of the newest 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is exceptional and the cabin is very luxury. The seats will be well shaped and it will be very comfortable, even when you drive for really long time, so you don’t have to worry about that, the comfort is on the top level. Fortunately, Ford company has to keep old-style knobs for controls like climate adjustment and radio volume. Other controls of the vehicle are operated via capacitive touch-sensitive buttons. Contentious MyFord Touch voice and touch input systems have been replaced by an all-new Sync3 system that has much plainer graphics, but faster and more accurate responses. Also, inside the cabin, we can expect a lot of high-quality materials including aluminum, leather and wood perhaps. Other interior as well as safety features are Cruise control, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Rear view camera, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Dual zone climate controls, 9 total speakers, USB, Bluetooth, AM/FM stereo, 4-wheel ABS, Remote anti-theft alarm system, Stability control, Traction control, etc.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Powertrain Configuration:
Under the hood, the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid will be powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that will be mated to a two-motor hybrid system. The lithium-ion battery pack will be placed in the trunk. The engine will be capable of generating 141 hp @ 6000 rpm as well as the torque of 129 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm. The electric motor will be capable of producing 118 hp and together with the engine, this vehicle is very powerful. According to EPA, fuel consumption will be rated at 43/41 mpg.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Date of Arrival and Price:
Buying a hybrid car used to all about make sacrifice in order to get better fuel economy, but today when the equipment has developed and gone conventional, it’s becoming very understandable that you don’t have to give up styling and luxurious attribute just to get efficiency. The release date of latest 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid should be by the end of 2016 while the starting price for this model will be around $26.000.