2017 Ford Fusion Hits Dealerships with Improved Design and Smart Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Fusion on Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 8:34 pm
2016 Ford Fusion and a passenger

2017 Ford Fusion price and performance specs

Ford’s popular midsize sedan has returned as a 2017 model with some exciting design and technology updates. The Fusion’s stunning, sculpted exterior is a testament to contemporary design and will surely draw attention on the road. In addition to careful design, the Fusion is equipped with convenient features like available smart driver-assist technologies and voice-activated controls. Continue reading for more information about the 2017 Ford Fusion price and performance specs.

The 2017 Fusion is offered in five models ranging from gas to hybrid to plug-in hybrid with a starting MSRP of $22,120. Drivers also have a choice between three powerful, but efficient EcoBoost engines: the 1.5L with standard Auto Start-Stop Technology; the 2.0L; and the 2.7L V6. All of the engines combine three different technologies—turbocharging, direct injection, and twin independent variable cam timing—to enhance performance and efficiency. Whatever you are looking for in a sedan, the Fusion is ready to impress.

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2017 Fusion Sport: Model Highlights

The Fusion Sport gets its own exclusive engine—the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine. The 2.7L V6 delivers high-performance power for serious driving enthusiasts. It’s mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The Sport is equipped with intelligent all-wheel drive. The system’s sensors balance torque between the front and rear wheels to enhance handling and maximize traction. While this system is standard on the Sport, it is an available option on the SE, the Titanium, and the Platinum.

The Sport also features a rear decklid spoiler, which provides a sporty touch to fit the name of the model. 19-inch premium painted tarnished dark wheels give the Sport a more aggressive and sporty appearance, as well, and leather-trimmed sport seats with suede inserts top it all off. Optional packages offered for the Fusion Sport include the Sport Upgrade Package, the Sport Driver Assist Package, and the Equipment Group 401A value package. Starting MSRP for the Sport is $33,475 with an estimated MPG of 17/26.

Ford Fusion Dial Shifter
Side View of the Fusion in blue
Interior of the Ford Fusion

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