Ford’s once again made the impossible possible with the release of the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. It has now been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to delivery 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway. Beating out the Toyota Camry Hybrid by 4 mpg city and 8 mpg highway, giving the Fusion the highest ever fuel economy numbers for a midsize sedan.
“The new Fusion is part of our plan to offer vehicles with the very best quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart design and value,” says Alan Mulally, Ford president and CEO. “We are absolutely committed to class-leading fuel efficiency as a reason to buy Ford vehicles, with customers able to choose the fuel-efficient powertrain that best fits their lifestyle.”
Ford’s commitment to fuel efficiency is the driving force behind the Hybrids success. Two innovations behind the efficiency are Ford’s patented SmartGauge with EcoGuide that coaches drivers for top fuel efficiency; and ECO Cruise, a greener cruise control functionality that helps optimize powertrain elements for convenient yet economical highway travel. In addition, Fusions equipped with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine will be able to add Ford’s patented Auto Start-Stop system. The technology automatically shuts off the engine at stationary idle to help save customers even more fuel in stop-and-go city driving. The Auto Start-Stop feature is estimated to save the average consumer $15 to $20 a month.
Fusion Powertrain Options
Ford has a wide variety of powertrain options available in the all new 2013 Fusion. In addition to their Fusion Hybrid Ford created a plug-in hybrid and two EcoBoost four-cylinder engines. You can find their fuel economy numbers below:
- 1.6-liter EcoBoost: 25 mpg city, 37 mpg highway, 29 mpg combined
- 2.0-liter EcoBoost: 22 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, 26 mpg combined
- 2.5-liter: 22 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, 26 mpg combined
- Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid: Projected 100-plus MPGe (miles-per-gallon equivalent
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