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2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Energi: how engineers increased fuel efficiency

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Energi: how engineers increased fuel efficiency

Carmakers regularly tweak their powertrains to boost fuel efficiency or improve performance and drivability. Changes to EPA test cycles for 2017 mean that the agency's fuel-economy ratings for many new cars have fallen slightly. Knowing that, and having learned more about how its various hybrid... read more

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2017 Ford Fusion

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Energi: Software Tweaks For Drivability Improvements

The 2017 Ford Fusion, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, enters its fifth model year with what the industry calls a mid-cycle refresh: a few styling updates, some new... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
Scenes from Yellowstone National Park, May 2015   [photo: John C. Briggs]

Ford Fusion Or Toyota Prius: Environmentalist's Vacation Dilemma

Carbon guilt weighed heavily on my mind as I approached the car rental counter at the Salt Lake City Airport. The book I was reading on the plane (Sustainable Energy, by... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2016 Ford Fusion Hybrid & Energi Models To Get $900 Price Cut

It's well known that sales of hybrid cars rise and fall in line with gas prices. In recent months, that's led to lower sales for hybrids as gasoline falls to $2 per gallon or... read more February 18, 2015 by


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 Limited

Ford Fusion Vs Hyundai Sonata: Mid-Size Sedan Gas Mileage Comparison

When it comes to mid-size sedans with multiple options for green powertrain, the 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Hyundai Sonata are fairly well matched. Both offer base... read more October 30, 2014 by


 
2015 Ford Fusion

2015 Ford Fusion: Smaller EcoBoost Engine, Manual Gearbox Gone

Time was when mid-size sedans routinely came with V-6 engines of 3.0 to 3.6 liters. But these days, those are rare and expensive high-end options--if they're even offered at... read more August 19, 2014 by


 
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

June Plug-In Car Sales Surprise: Ford Fusion Beats Chevy Volt

We've got used to seeing plug-in car sales inexorably rising over the last few years. Different models sell at different rates of course, but when one or two cars each month... read more July 3, 2014 by


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2014 Ford Fusion: 1.5-Liter EcoBoost Engine For China, Coming To U.S.--Maybe

There have been several rumors flying around as to the full details of Ford's new 1.5-liter Ecoboost engine. The first of these relates to how many cylinders the new unit... read more April 10, 2013 by 1


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Green Car Reports 2013 Best Car To Buy Nominee: Ford Fusion

The new 2013 Ford Fusion is stunning on the street; it may well be the best-looking mid-size sedan on the market. And it comes with no fewer than five different powertrains... read more December 5, 2012 by 0


 
2013 Ford Fusion Energi

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Pricing: Higher Than Chevy Volt After Incentives

Were you expecting the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi to undercut its nearest rival, the 2012 Chevrolet Volt? If so, you might be in for a surprise. Ford has announced an... read more November 26, 2012 by 31


 
Trevor Bayne Wins Ford Fusion EcoBoost Challenge

2013 Ford Fusion EcoBoost: Yes, You Can Hit 47 mpg, But...

With more new-car buyers than ever wanting higher gas mileage in their next car, automakers are keen to show just how efficient their latest models can be. Which is probably... read more September 17, 2012 by 12


 
2013 Ford Mondeo

Europe's Ford Fusion Gets 1.0 EcoBoost: How Small Is Too Small?

We've driven it in the Focus. We're going to get it in the Fiesta. We've even seen it attacking one of the world's meanest race tracks. It is of course Ford's 1.0-liter... read more September 6, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion Stop/Start: Ford Explains Why It’s Different

A few years ago, some automakers began offering stop/start technology on select cars as a way to help lower emissions and increase fuel economy in busy city traffic. Early... read more July 6, 2012 by 9


 
The 2012 Ford Focus Electric and 2013 Fusion Energi on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno Drives The Focus Electric And Fusion Plug-In Hybrid

The online series Jay Leno’s Garage usually plays host to exotic supercars and brawny muscle cars but in the latest episode two of Ford’s greenest models, the... read more May 17, 2012 by 4


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion Start-Stop System Priced At Just $295

Ford has announced pricing for the stop-start system on the 2013 Ford Fusion. Usually a system fitted to hybrid vehicles, the Fusion is the first non-hybrid midsize sedan... read more April 2, 2012 by 4


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion: High-MPG Engines, Hybrid, Plug-In (Video)

Now that we're back from the Detroit Auto Show, we can say with confidence that the two most important cars of the show were the 2013 Ford Fusion and the 2013 Dodge Dart. The... read more January 16, 2012 by 16


 

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