Checking Out The 2009 Ford Fusion


When it comes to looking for a midsize sedan that combines good looks with excellent value, a car shopper can do no wrong when they look into purchasing the 2009 Ford Fusion. The Ford Fusion has a reputation for meeting and exceeding the expectations of car lovers every where. The car has all that is needed to insure that the new car owner and all the passengers they are in charge of driving will be both safe and comfortable at the very same time.

When it comes to power options, the 2009 Ford Fusion is sold with both a 4-cylinder 2.3 liter 160 horsepower engine as well as a 3.0 liter V-6 alternative that puts out a healthy 221 horsepower. Both engines come with manual and automatic transmission options depending on what the buyer prefers. The benefit of the smaller engine is that it allows the owner to take advantage of decent gas mileage, 22 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway. The lack of power is noticeable, but is a common trade-off for the better fuel efficiency. The V-6 option possesses more than enough power to get the Ford Fusion through any situation that may arise.

Ford Fusion

The area of the car that really wins over car shoppers every where is the interior. The 2009 Fusion shows that Ford is serious when it comes to competing with other luxury vehicles on the market. The technology found inside the car is state of the art and the driver and all of the passengers will notice the attention to detail that was paid to both the seating and all of the other features. One of the most noticeable options available is the Sync Package that allows the driver to sync both their iPod and their Bluetooth enabled phone to the car. There are also many small storage locations found throughout the interior of the car including on the back of the seats, in the doors, in the dashboard, and in the center console area. The seats themselves are incredibly comfortable but are very supportive at the very same time.

In today’s car market, there is a lot of attention paid to safety on the road. Ford didn’t forget this area when they were designing and constructing the Fusion either. When it comes to safety ratings, the 2009 Ford Fusion scored a perfect five star rating in both front end and side crashes, and where rear collisions are concerned it scored a more than adequate four stars. In terms of safey, the Fusion ranks in the highest of all the safety categories that are available. Some of the safety features that the 2009 Ford Fusion comes equipped with include both front and side airbags, traction control, and anti-lock brakes. Stability control is an option that can be included in the model as well.

For a car that sells for less than $20,000, the 2009 Ford Fusion offers some of the best and most luxurious options on the market for any car available in that price range. The 2009 Ford Fusion truly is a one of the better cars put out by Ford in a long time.

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