2016 Ford Fusion is a car that has the perfect blend of class, style and innovation that makes it a rage in the current automobile market. The best feature of Ford is that they are constantly adapting to change in the ever-evolving car industry and bring some of the best vehicles that one could hope for. The upcoming mid-size sedan 2016 Ford Fusion is a fine example of their dedication. In addition to having moderate restyling to its exterior, the car is set to host a new engine and lower body weight, which will make it excel in both performance and fuel economy.
2016 Ford Fusion: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Even though spy shots show the car covered in heavy camouflage, we could still notice few changes in the exterior. This luxury sedan still sports the familiar platform upon which it was founded. It would have greatly improved features such as a new front bumper, new fog lights and refreshed tail lights that lend a more modernized look for the vehicle. As for the aggression quotient, this car will retain its old patterns on the sides and will be offered with various color options for the body to suit the tastes of buyers.
Interior of 2016 Ford Fusion will boast numerous changes, starting with a brand new dashboard along with a different set of steering wheels. The overall quality from which the interior is made will improve, as soft-to-touch materials and fashionable leather upholstery are being use to design its seats. On higher trims, we expect the car to come fitted with temperature controlled front seats, heated steering wheel and moonroof with ambient lighting.
Technological aspects will also go through a revamp and is said to feature top-notch electronic equipment such as a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, anti-collision airbags, blind-spot monitors and so on. So far from what we have seen, this car will be a complete package.
2016 Ford Fusion: Engine and Fuel Economy
Since this is a face-lift, under the hood changes will not be so significant. The standard 2016 Ford Fusion will come with a 1.5 litre EcoBoost engine capable of delivering a horsepower of 180, which will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission system.
On higher trims, there are two more engine options available. First there is 2 litre EcoBoost engine delivering hp of 240 and the second one being a 2.0 litre hybrid delivering hp of 288. According to speculations, the new 9-speed automatic transmission will improve overall performance of the car and increase its fuel economy.
2016 Ford Fusion: Release Date, Price, Competitors
2016 Ford Fusion will face stiff competition from other great cars such as Mazda 6, Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Malibu to name a few. We expect the car to make its debut at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show and be available for purchase at the end of 2015 or in early 2016. The estimated price is expected to be around $ 24 000 for the base model and increase with higher trim variants.