Archives for October 9th, 2013

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Earns Five-Star Rating From NHTSA

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If you’re looking for the safest model in the Fusion lineup, you should look at the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi which was just awarded the “five-star” Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Fusion Energi got five stars in the front barrier crash test thanks thanks to head and knee airbags for both front seats. In the side impact tests, the Fusion Energi scored better than the standard Fusion (five stars ...

2014 Ford Fusion 1.5-Liter Engine Specifications Confirmed

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Ford has released more details on a new engine addition for the 2014 Fusion, as well as detailing other trim and equipment upgrades to the midsize sedan. The biggest change for the 2014 Ford Fusion is the addition of a 1.5-liter EcoBoost turbo-four engine. It will replace the 1.6-liter EcoBoost as the Fusion’s volume engine, but returns better fuel economy. Ford confirmed that the new 1.5-liter engine will produce 178 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque, ...

Top 10 March Sales Surprises: Big (and Small) Sales From Unexpected Places

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3,538 People Wanted a New 84-Horsepower Car Last Month Infotainment! Luxury car features! Technology! We hear all these buzz words time after time because there’s a notion that the buying public wants all of the sophistication of a Mercedes-Benz S-Class at any price point. What we’re seeing is that it’s not unusual to find a $20,000 subcompact anymore. Chevrolet bucked the trend, offering ...