2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is set to make an entry into the highly competitive mid-size sedan market and claim what theirs is. Since its last refreshment in the year 2013, the tastes and preferences of users have gone through a radical change, which Ford Motor Company will look forward to satisfying with the upcoming launch. Even though this vehicle will be based on their old European platform, it is expected that this car will host substantial changes over its predecessor, and excel in power, performance and fuel economy.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Exterior and Interior Redesign
The old familiar look of Ford Fusion will not disappear completely but is expected to go through a drastic refreshment so as to be in sync with the current style. The front part of 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid will get an entirely new bumper, fog lights and LED lights to maximise the attractiveness quotient of its exterior. The rear end will receive sleeker taillights along with a bolder bumper. It will retain its basic lines and curves, but this time around, they have been slightly modified to add more details. Officials have also hinted at the possibility different color variants in the future.
The interior of 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is no less than a marvel of modern engineering. There is news that this car will have more cabin space and luxury features than its previous model, and will greatly enhance on comfort as it’s needed. Its seats will be upholstered in fine leather while its dashboard will be outlined with metallic accents. All its features will be covered with soft-to-touch materials and get contrasting stitch work at different places to accentuate its elegance.
Technology enhancements are also expected to go up a notch and feature some of the most coveted tools of today, along with the chance of added technology of the future. Higher trim variants of 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid will come fitted with heat controllable seats, heated steering wheel, and power moon roof with ambient lighting, antilock brakes, and rear parking sensors, collision control airbags and cross-traffic alerts.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Engine Specs
Under the hood, the Ford Fusion Hybrid 2017 is expected to come offering various engine types. The base engine will be a 1.5 litre EcoBoost engine, which is the same as before, and will be capable of generating 180 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque. The other two engines are a 2.0 litre EcoBoost unit delivering 240 hp and a 188 hp generating 2.0 litre hybrid model. There is news that these engines will be paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission system that will improve performance, as well as fuel economy. We still do not have any official test results about this car’s mileage, but we expect to receive them as close as we get to its release.
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Price and Release Date
The 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid is expected to cost around $26,000, which is around $3000 higher than its base variant. We expect this car to roll out onto the streets somewhere around the middle of 2016.