The new Ford Fusion Sport is going through a major upgrade for the 2017 year. The automaker has already unveiled their plans of giving the model a more elegant exterior and interior upgrading. This will enable Ford to compete adequately in the sedan segment with its major rivals including Toyota Camry, Kia Optima, and Honda Accord. The new 2017 Ford Fusion Sport will be offered in two trim levels; Platinum and Sports models. By adding the Sports version to Fusion’s production line, the manufacturer is targeting to increase its sales in the auto market. The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport presents a perfect blending a great family car and sports car styling.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport – Perfectly Designed:
To identify itself from other versions, the upcoming 2017 Ford Fusion Sport model offers a host of unique exterior features. However, the exterior design platform has barely been changed compared to its predecessors. The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport model retains the elegant exterior body design featuring a combination of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum materials. The combination of the two materials for body designing gives the car a more stable exterior designing. It also enhances the car’s aerodynamic performance as well as fuel efficiency. The differentiating features of the vehicle are the new shiny black grille, upgraded LED headlights and fog lights, a trunk spoiler and dual twin exhaust pipes. Other standard features also include redesigned hood, revised front fenders, front and rear bumpers. The Sport version of the new Ford Fusion will ride on 19-inch alloy wheels.
Moving inside the car, it offers a great selection of comfortable and luxurious interior features. The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport comes with redesigned spacious interior cabin with extended headroom and legroom. You should also expect the variety of additional equipment such as cup holders and storage bins. Furthermore, the seats will adopt high-quality leather upholstering and micro-sued perforation. The automaker has adopted the automatic climate control, air conditioner, Ford Sync3 featuring CarPlay, 4GLTE, and android auto. However, the entertainment will be provided by a premium sound system with satellite radio, USB port interface, CD/MP3/MP4 player, smartphone integration for hands-free call reception. When it comes to safety and driver assistance features, the Fusion Sport car models offers lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control, and automatic braking system, parking assist, rearview camera, premium safety belts and airbags among others.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport – Engine Info:
The car will be powered by a 2.7-liter V-6 engine which is rated at 325 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. This is the same drivetrain powering the current F-150 model and is more powerful than the 340i unit fitted for the BMW. It will be paired to 6-speed automatic transmission that will send power to an all-wheel drive system. Consumers can also opt for the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) which is offered optionally. In terms of acceleration, the 2017 Ford Fusion will be capable of attaining the 60 mph mark within 5 seconds. Also, the new model top speed is estimated at about 155 mph.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport – Availability and Expected Price:
The official details on the official pricing and release date of the Ford Fusion Sport model are still not available. However, it is likely to appear on the market at the mid of next year. The 2017 Ford Fusion will be priced at about $24,000.