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If most of your driving is done in slow-moving rush hour traffic or on congested city streets, you'll like the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid. In low-speed driving situations, the electric motor does most of
Achieving the Fusion Hybrid's estimated 40-plus mpg figure requires some very light throttle inputs that might quickly come to annoy the people behind you. If your driving routine consists mostly of h
By keeping the 2012 Fusion Hybrid's looks and suspension setup in the same league as the sporty Fusion Sedan, Ford can attract more than just the "hypermilers" who care only about maximum fuel economy. While it is true that he Fusion Hybrid's efficient Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT) and super-efficient regenerative braking system are unique to the hybrid model, they are so well integrated that start/stop transitions are nearly imperceptible. In everyday driving the Fusion Hybrid can be quite enjoya
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By AJ-MGoBlue (MI) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 14,000overall rating 6 of 10rating details
Pros: "Nice car, good quality"
Cons: "Boring to drive."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 5
"I traded in my Mazda6 for this Fusion, hoping that since they are the same platform, they would have similar driving characteristics. I am truly disappointed. While the Mazda was fun to drive, and got great gas mileage (average 29.6 mpg over 7 years), the Ford is basically just a nice car. It has a good ride, and is the most comfortable car I've owned in this segment. The Fusion words hard at acceleration, without a lot of success. The engine is a bit noisy, and there is no self-shift mode for the transmission. Gas mileage is a bit disappointing as well at 26.1 mpg (exactly on the EPA estimates). Overall, it is a nice car, but simply not fun, or particularly fuel efficient."
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By dukeofchippewa (WI) on Friday, May 03, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 13,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "Fun to drive and comfy ride."
Cons: "No cons to date."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Fantastic car, best mpg at 65 hiway 35.2. Plenty of power to get you out of tight spots. Fantastic sound system. Etc."
3 people out of 3 found this review helpful
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