Introduced in 2006, the Ford Fusion is a mid-size sedan built to rival the Accord and Camry. With its comfortable and spacious seating and sporty appearance, the 2009 Ford Fusion offers a quality alternative to foreign competition.
The Fusion has 2 available engines, a 2.3-liter inline 4 that puts out 160 horsepower and a 3.0-liter V6 with 221 horsepower. The inline-4 gets a choice 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission while the V6 comes equipped with a 6-speed auto.
Fuel consumption for the Fusion ranges from 17 miles per gallon city with the V6, up to 29 miles per gallon highway with the inline-4.
Standard features on the 2009 Ford Fusion include full power accessories, an auxiliary audio input jack for iPod or mp3 player, Ford's Personal Safety System, side curtain airbags, and a battery saver feature.
Ford's 2009 Fusion has seating for five, and a cargo volume of sixteen cubic feet.
Base MSRP for the 2009 Ford Fusion is $18,620. An all wheel drive SEL model with full options can cost as much as $30,000. The Fusion is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile power train warranty.
With good gas mileage, a spacious interior, and sporty good looks, the 2009 Ford Fusion is a strong contender in the competitive mid-sized sedan arena.