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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE

Smart and Stylish Hybrid Sedan

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid SE

In short: A practical, well-priced hybrid sedan.

Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Starting at a price under $30,000 and earning an impressive 47 mpg combined, the Ford Fusion Hybrid makes for a practical family vehicle that won't break the bank. Powered by a 2.0-liter inline-4 coupled with a 1.4-kWh electric motor, the hybrid sedan offers decent performance while maximizing both space and fuel savings. The light and compact lithium-ion battery pack takes up little room, allowing for a larger cargo area than the outgoing model. Inside the cabin, cool available features like blind spot monitoring, a rear view camera, and voice-activated text messaging and phone calls give the Fusion Hybrid a smart, driver-friendly feel.

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Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; 8-year/100,000-mile hybrid equipment warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance

Base Price: $27,200

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine with lithium-ion battery-powered motor
Horsepower: 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm (gas and electric combined)
Torque: 129 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission: continuously variable transmission

Curb weight:
3,682 lbs
Wheelbase: 112.2 in
Length/Width/Height: 191.8/72.9/58.2 in

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: European-inspired independent MacPherson strut front; European-inspired independent multi-link rear

Traction: electronic stability control with traction control

0-60 mph: 9.1 seconds
Top Speed: 105 mph (governor limited)

EPA City:
47 mpg
EPA Highway:
47 mpg

dual-stage front airbags; front-seat side-impact airbags; driver's knee airbag; side-curtain airbags


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