Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Whats important on the all new 2013 Ford Fusion

There are many changes to the newly redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion. Here is a list of what's important with the changes:

Model Lineup

• All-new 3-model lineup
– S
– SE
– Titanium

Performance and Handling

• 1.6L EcoBoost I-4 engine
• 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 engine
• 2.5L i-VCT I-4 engine
• Active Grille Shutter System
• All-new multilink rear suspension
• Auto Start-Stop
• Electric parking brake
• MacPherson strut front suspension
• Torque Vectoring Control
• Transmissions
– 6-speed manual
– 6-speed SelectShift Automatic
– 6-speed SelectShift Automatic with Auto Start-Stop
• Trailer tow capable
– 1.6L I-4 EcoBoost (1000 lbs.)
– 2.0L I-4 EcoBoost (2000 lbs.)
– 2.5L iVCT I-4 (1000 lbs.)

Safety and Security
• Eight standard airbags

Comfort and Convenience

• Active park assist with Forward Sensing System
• Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support
• Auto high-beam headlamps
• Electrochromic auto-dimming driver-side exterior mirror
• Hill start assist
• Intelligent Access with push-button start
• Lane-Keeping System
– Driver Alert
– Lane-keeping alert
– Lane-keeping aid
• Packages
– Luxury Package
– SE Luxury Driver Assist Package
– SE MyFord Touch Technology Package
– Titanium Driver Assist Package
• Remote Start System
• SYNC with MyFord and SYNC with MyFord Touch

Quality/Reliability/Durability

• NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) improvements


Design/Styling
• All-new contemporary exterior design
• All-new interior styling
• New interior colors 
– Dune
– Earth
• Deleted interior colors 
– Ginger
– Medium Light Stone
• Appearance Package
• All-new wheel designs
• New exterior colors 
– Deep Impact Blue Metallic (J4)
– Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat (RR)
– Oxford White (YZ)
• Deleted exterior colors 
– Blue Flame Metallic
– Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
– Steel Blue Metallic
– White Suede