Hybrid vehicle are popularly driven by hippies and earth conservationists. A hybrid model is built to accommodate those who want to save the planet. The 2015 model of the Ford Fusion Energie is a hybrid that caters for earth friendly folk and people who don’t commute more than 20 miles on a daily basis. The 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid can travel a maximum of 20 miles with its electric motor.
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid Design
The new Ford Fusion can be passed off as the popular Fusion. It is only when you take a closer look and it’ll become clear that the Fusion Energie is a hybrid model. The total giveaway is the charging port located on the front fender. Changes to the sedan include a rear view mirror as well as rear parking sensors.
Much of the interior and exterior of the 2015 Fusion Energi is similar to that of Ford Fusion. It has a revamped front grille that has chrome plates, the lights will have LED lighting, and there will be an option of having halogen head lights that are automatic. An addition of fog lamps to the lighting of the car can be seen clearly. There will be two kinds of wheels that the Fusion will come in; there’ll be the 17 inch or 18 inch alloy wheels. The 2015 Fusion Energie is the same size as the standard Fusion.
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid Engine
The engine found under the hood of the 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid vehicle is a 2.0 litre 4 cylinder engine. It is mated to a motor that is electric and is charged with a lithium-ion battery. When used together the vehicle generates an output of 195 hp. Combined Eighty five miles per hour is the speed that the electric, when used without the engine, can go. Engine consumption that the new Ford Fusion Energi is about 34 kilowatts an hour for 100 miles. This is very fuel efficient when compared to other Hybrid vehicles. Fuel rating of the new Fusion Energie is 40 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway. Charging of the battery takes seven hours with a 120 volt power source and 2.5 hours with a 240 volt.
A 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid model has different features, including a driver assist package that has varying features that buyers can choose from.
Features found in the Energie SE include heated mirrors that can be dimmed from the driver’s side, cruise control, keypad entry, front seats that can be heated, leather upholstery for the seats and steering wheel, the back seat is foldable, Bluetooth, as well as a sound system with 6 speakers that can play CDs, a satellite radio and more.
The higher trim model in the 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Titanium model will have all the features found in the SE. Added to it will be a rear spoiler, ignition and entry that is keyless, sport seats are placed in front, a twelve speaker sound system, a high definition radio and more.
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid Release Date and Price
A driver Assist package will have automatic wipers, a monitoring system for the blind spot and more. The Fusion Energie was revealed in 2013. Its expected release date for public purchase isn’t known as yet. There will only be 2 trims available for 2015, they are the SE and the Titanium model. The price of the base model is expected to start at $27,000.