2016 Ford Fusion
When it comes to midsize sedans, the 2016 Ford Fusion is an excellent choice. It handles well and accelerates strong, making for an engaging experience behind the wheel. On top of that, the interior is well-appointed, overall craftsmanship is high and the available powertrains are efficient.
Ford offers the 2016 Fusion in three trim levels called S, SE and Titanium. The only change for the 2016 model year is a new Appearance package for the Fusion S.
The standard engine on the S and SE trims is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, which tops out at 175 horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. of torque. It's paired with an automatic six-speed transmission, which provides smooth transitions between gears, plus allows for manual shifting through a unique thumb switch.
A 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine is available for the 2016 Ford Fusion SE. It has a peak output of 181 horsepower and 185 lb.-ft. of torque.
Another optional engine for the SE, and the standard offering for the Titanium, is a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder, which really provides a big uplift at 240 horsepower and 231 lb.-ft. of torque. It's paired up with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is available for models with the EcoBoost 2.0-liter engine.
Shoppers should rest assured the 2016 Ford Fusion has been designed to keep everyone who rides in it safe. Ford includes front, front-side, front knee and side curtain airbags to protect against injury during a crash. Optional inflatable rear seatbelts offer additional coverage, spreading out forces from a collision across a person's torso so they're less likely to be injured.
Of course, it's even better to avoid accidents, which is why the sedan also is equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system, electronic stability control and torque vectoring control. AdvanceTrac constantly monitors for signs the driver is losing control, automatically controlling different systems to solve the problem.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.