The Ford Fusion is among the best car models on the auto market today. The vehicle is set for mid-cycle update which is expected to be released with name 2017 Ford Fusion. Photos taken during its road test have sparked enthusiasm among the consumers who are eagerly waiting for its launching. This new model is designed on a simple mid-size sedan platform with an elegant exterior and interior styling. The car will be offered in three trim levels including Sport, SE, and Titanium versions.
2017 Ford Fusion – New Segment, New Style:
According to the spy shots taken, the car’s exterior design profile presents a striking appearance. The body design adopts a combination of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum. The lightweight design allows for reduction of the car’s overall weight which enhances aerodynamic performance as well as fuel efficiency. The 2017 Ford Fusion come with redesigned front fascia, new front fender, curved aluminum hood and wider rectangular-shaped grille like that of Aston Martin. The front bumper has been reduced slightly with LED fog lights fitted at the corner of each bumper. A LED accent lighting has also been adopted for the car’s headlamps and taillights. The rear end features pronounced bumpers and sporty exhaust pipes. The new Fusion will ride on 8-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels.
There is still no detailed information on the interior styling for this car model. However, consumers are expecting the car to be upgraded to a modern and luxurious interior cabin with plenty of hi-tech infotainment features. The 2017 Ford Fusion comes with quality leather upholstered seats and premium wood trimming on most sections of the cabin. You should also expect a more spacious interior with sufficient headroom, legroom, and headroom. Other standard interior features include automatic climate control and air conditioner.
However, the entertainment will be offered by a 12-speaker Sony audio system with HD satellite radio, USB port interface, Bluetooth phone and audio integration, MP3/MP4/CD player, and others. The manufacturer is also going to offer a new Ford Sync 3 infotainment system which replaces the current MyFord touch-screen infotainment system. The Ford Fusion 2017 also presents various driver assistance and safety features like adaptive cruise control, per-collision warning system, Parking Assists, Rear-view camera, quality safety belts and airbags, line departure warning system and others.
2017 Ford Fusion – Powertrain:
There are few powertrain options that are likely to feature under the hood for the 2017 Ford Fusion. The base engine is a 2.5-liter four cylinder unit which is rated to produce up to 178 hp at 175 lb-ft of torque. Also, the SE trim level will be offered with 1.5 liter Ecoboost 4-cylinder engine with a standard stop-start system. This motor will produce about 181 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, the Platinum trim level gets a 2.0 liter Ecoboost engine capable of delivering 240 hp at 231 lb-ft of torque. All the engines will be paired to 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Ford Fusion – Release Date and Cost:
The new 2017 Ford Fusion will be released in the first quarter of 2017. The base model will be priced at around $ 23,000. While the top of the class trim levels may go for up to $42,000. The upcoming Ford Fusion will be entering the competitive class with other top models including Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Malibu and Honda Accord.