Ford's looking to boost economy with smaller engines. The Fusion will get an EcoBoost four by 2010.Enlarge Photo
Ford took the covers of its updated Fusion range
at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, introducing a new Sport version and a range-topping Hybrid model. The carmaker has announced pricing for the full range, starting with the entry-level Fusion S at $19,270. Undercutting top sellers like the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord, and Nissan Altima, the Fusion S model comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder and six-speed manual. Standard features include air-conditioning, power windows, locks and mirrors, a capless refueling system and 16in alloy wheels.
Next up is the Fusion SE at $20,545, which gets bigger 17in alloy wheels and a six-speaker stereo with Sirius Satellite Radio. Optional features include an E85-capable 3.0L V6 and Ford’s latest Sync 2.0.
Mid-range is the Fusion SEL at $23,975. This model comes standard with a 2.5L four-cylinder and six-speed automatic transmission. Other features include Sync 2.0, a seven color lighting system, leather wrapped steering wheel, heated leather seats, automatic headlights, keyless entry pad, and 17in alloys. Optional goodies include a reverse-sensing system, AWD, GPS navigation, and a premium Sony sound system.
Next in the line is the Fusion Sport at $25,825. This model comes standard with a 3.5L V6 and six-speed automatic transmission, Sync 2.0, leather seats, 18in alloys and a dual exhaust system. Optional features include AWD, GPS navigation and the Sony sound system.
Topping out the range is the new Fusion Hybrid at $27,270. It comes standard with reverse-sensing radar, 17in alloy wheels and Ford’s new SmartGauge with EcoGuide
. Optional features include AWD, GPS navigation and the Sony sound system.
2010 Ford Fusion Sport
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid