The 2020 Ford Fusion is currently not expected in the market until 2019. From the reliable information, the forthcoming full redesign Ford Fusion is going to adopt a smaller design platform. However, specific details have not yet been released. It is now the fifth year since Ford ventured into the ultra-competitive mid-size sedan market segment. In 2010, the automaker revised the Fusion that took head-on competition from offerings such as Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima and Chevy Malibu. Get prepared for full redesigning exterior and interior as well as engine. We are expecting a new Fusion Hybrid model which will add up to the already existing conventional line-up of S, SE, SEL and top of the range model, Sports trim.
2020 Ford Fusion – The New Flagship Model
The 2020 Ford Fusion’s comprehensive visual refresh begins with some tweaks that impart a sportier appearance and enhanced aerodynamics as well. This will be made possible using a combination of lightweight aluminum materials and high-strength steel and carbon materials. This further improves the fuel efficiency. The A-pillar has been retouched with more prominent power bulge on the hood and elegant flared fenders bringing a bolder fascia, grille and LED headlamp treatment. This imparts a lower and wider appearance. The redesign is completed by the new underbody shields that help in channeling air flow more efficiently.
The rear quarter gets added distinctions with revamped LED taillights and reworked decklid as well. The S-trim level gets 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels wrapped in 205/60 tires, SE features 17-inch steel in 225/50 rubber tires and the high-performance Sport version rides on 18-inch alloy wheels with 225/45 rubber tires.
All trim levels of the 2020 Ford Fusion will be equipped with standard features. This including keyless remote entry, premium air conditioning system, tilt/telescoping steering wheels and 60/40 split/folding rear seat. Comfort has been enhanced using fine leather upholstery on the front and rear seats. You get a more advanced audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/CD/MP3/MP4 player, USB port interface and satellite radio. The 2020 Ford Fusion boasts a new infotainment system and features including a smartphone integration with android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Consumers also get new Ford Sync3 feature, dual-zone automatic climate control and premium safety features like adaptive cruise control, enhanced safety belts and air bags.
Twin- Turbocharged Engine
There is still no reliable information regarding the powertrain of the 2020 Ford Fusion. However, there is the likelihood that the automaker will offer a 2.7-liter twin- turbocharged engine borrowed from the F-150 model. It is capable of producing up to about 325 horsepower at 350 lb-ft of torque. It will be matched to a standard six-speed transmission system. The 2020 Ford Fusion comes with a computer-controlled all-wheel-drive (AWD) configuration alongside the standard front-wheel drive system. The high-performance sports trim level is capable of attaining 60 mph acceleration within 5.3 seconds. The manufacturer is also testing self-driving that will be implanted in the new model.
Release Date and How Much will Cost
The 2020 Ford Fusion will be released at the end of the year 2019 as 2020 model. The pricing details still remains a mystery as the automaker has not yet commented on the same.