Ford Fusion is an amalgamation of style, comfort and performance. Read this review to get the features, the price in India and specifications of Ford Fusion Duratec Petrol, 1.4L TDCi Diesel and more.

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European styling, tough-build and versatile interiors define Ford Fusion. A product of Ford India, the premium hatchback is positioned in the 'midsize family car' segment. The car flaunts gorgeous interiors and sporty exteriors. It is packed with a host of safety features and also fitted with a powerful engine that delivers good fuel efficiency. Be it the slow moving urban traffic or silky smooth highways, Ford Fusion guarantees a relaxed and comfortable ride. The company initially introduced petrol variant of the car, in 2004, and followed it with the launch of its diesel models, in 2007.

Engine
The petrol models of Ford Fusion are powered by 1.6L 4-cylinder engine, which generates a power of 101 PS @ 6500 rpm and torque of 146 Nm @ 3400 rpm. On the other hand, the 1.4L TDCi (turbo diesel common rail injection) diesel engine produces a power of 68 PS @ 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 160 Nm @ 2000 rpm. Both the engines are characterized by good responsiveness and are fuel-efficient as well.

Design And Comfort
Ford Fusion is a blend of classy exteriors and roomy interiors. The frontage of the hatchback has a commanding look, with sleek front grille, distinctly shaped headlamps and body colored front bumper, with two chrome strips. Its sparkling taillights are arranged vertically in the rear portion, which further enhance the overall appeal of the vehicle. The hatch offers a comfortable ride for five people.

Interiors
The attractiveness of Ford Fusion is extended to its plush interiors. The cabin features soft-touch materials on the dash and doors. Instrument panel is neatly integrated on the central console. Leather-wrapped steering wheel adds to the refined look of the interiors of Fusion. The cabin provides ample storage space, headroom and leg space for the occupants.

Ride And Handling
Ford Fusion comes with a long wheelbase and wide track, which facilitate an easy drive. The steering wheel is power assisted and precise, while the transmission is seamless. Fusion offers smooth ride and exceptional handling, with a high ground clearance. The suspension systems of the car are finely tuned. It offers exceptional turning and cornering capabilities. The high driver's seats offer great view and a good control over the vehicle. The tilt adjustable steering column allows you to acquire the right posture while driving.
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Safety
Ford Fusion comes with a host of safety features. These include child safety locks in the rear door, seat belts, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) - with Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) technology, front and rear fog lamps, and low fuel warning.

Ford Fusion Price, Variants And Color
The four variants of Ford Fusion are 1.6 Duratec Petrol, 1.4L TDCi Diesel, Plus 1.6 Duratec Petrol, and Plus 1.4L TDCi Diesel. The car is available in a number of vibrant colors, including Panther Black, Diamond White, Paprika Red, Moon dust Silver and Mystic Wine. The diesel models of Ford Fusion are priced at Rs 6.59 lakh, whereas the petrol models come with a price tag of Rs 6.41 lakh.

Ford Fusion Mileage
Made for the Indian middle-class sector, Ford Fusion gives a decent mileage of 16-18 kmpl (Petrol) and 15-17 kmpl (Diesel).

Technical Specifications of Ford Fusion
Overview
Model Ford Fusion
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 45 liters
Dimensions
Length 3989 mm
Width 1720 mm
Height 1529 mm
Wheelbase 2486 mm
Ground Clearance 198 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.9 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 1140 kg
Engine
Type 1.6 Duratec Petrol 1.4 TDCi Diesel
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1596 cc (Petrol) 1399 cc (Diesel)
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Max. Power 101 PS @ 6500 rpm (Petrol) 68 PS @ 4000 rpm (Diesel)
Max. Torque 146 Nm @ 3400 rpm (Petrol) 160 Nm @ 2000 rpm (Diesel)
Suspension
Front Suspension Independent McPherson Strut with offset coil spring
Rear Suspension Semi-independent heavy duty twist beam
Brake
Front Ventilated Discs
Rear Self-Adjusting Drums
Steering Type Rack and Pinion
Tyre Size 195/60 R15

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