The Ford Fusion has been around since 2012 and the 2016 version suffered a huge update. A new trim level was added, a lot of new equipment, and even a new engine. However, if we look at the car today, it doesn’t seem all that recent. So, the new 2018 Ford Fusion is coming, before many people expected.
According to some rumors, the new design of the 2018 Ford Fusion will be based on one of Ford’s best-selling cars ever. This will make sure that people line up to buy the 2018 Ford Fusion. The new Fusion should have an exterior update, should have even more equipment, and Ford will make sure it is more economical.
2018 Ford Fusion Release Date
There still isn’t an official date for the release of the 2018 Ford Fusion. However, we’re anticipating that it might occur in very late 2017 or in the earlier beginning of 2018.
2018 Ford Fusion Price
The prices of the new 2018 Ford Fusion should be around the same of the current generation. They should start at $23,000 for the base trim – the Fusion S, and up to $37,000, for the Fusion Platinum.
2018 Ford Fusion Redesign and Changes
In our opinion, the 2018 Ford Fusion can become slightly smaller. And since we’re living in an era where all cars tend to be bigger, this can be a great bet. The roofline will also be lower, making the new Fusion more sporty.
As you already know, the 2018 Ford Fusion will suffer a major exterior facelift. It should include an oblong-shaped grille section and the LED lights should also change.
2018 Ford Fusion Video
2018 Ford Fusion Specs
Many people didn’t like the current generation of the Ford Fusion because of the engine. It currently includes the 2.5-liter as the standard, and Ford should replace it for the older 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine. This engine is able to produce 180 of horsepower. Going further up in the range, you might also see the Fusion with a 2-liter turbocharged EcoBoost, with two different power levels – one producing 210 of horsepower, and the other one with 245 of horsepower.
In case you are looking for the Sports edition of the 2018 Ford Fusion, you can expect to see the 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 with 325 horsepower.
For the first time, Ford is going to make available a 6-speed manual transmission for this model. However, you can also opt for the 9-speed automatic. The current generation uses the 6-speed automatic.
2018 Ford Fusion Interior
One of the things that most people complain about the current generation of the Fusion is the interior. Despite it already has a lot of features, people were looking for more quality. So, you can expect Ford to take action and improve the quality inside the 2018 Ford Fusion, as well as the feel and the materials used.
Beyond the features the current generation already includes, you should also expect to see a GPS system menu procedure, USB 2.0, Wireless Bluetooth, an excellent infotainment system, among others. The seats should be supplied with pure and classy leather and they should be warmed.
In terms of safety features, Ford should also put available in the new 2018 Ford Fusion a double airbag, lane assist, car parking high-end camera, lane departure warn techniques, among others.
In case you’re still in doubt about your next car or if you just want to check out the new models that are arriving this year, make sure to read more car insights.