Sleeker, Smarter 2019 Fusion Is First Ford with Standard Ford Co-Pilot360 Driver-Assist Technology, Greater Plug-In Hybrid Range

  • The new 2019 Fusion brings a entrance of Ford Co-Pilot360, a many modernized apartment of customary driver-assist technologies among full-line brands that includes involuntary puncture braking with walking detection, blind mark information system, line gripping system, back backup camera and automobile high-beam lighting
  • 1.5-litre EcoBoost® engine now customary on Fusion SE and aloft trim levels, while new Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid indication is projected to have an EPA-estimated electric-only operation of adult to 40 km – scarcely 20 per cent larger than a stream model
  • Updated Fusion styling for all models includes sleeker front and back design, new wheels and uninformed colour palettes inside and out, while simplified lineup creates for easier ordering

DEARBORN, Mich., Mar 23, 2018 – Ford currently announces a 2019 Fusion sedan – a initial Ford automobile globally with customary new state-of-the-art Co-Pilot360 driver-assist technology, and sleeker styling for all models and larger projected all-electric pushing operation for a plug-in hybrid Fusion Energi.

The new Fusion, that creates a open entrance during a New York Auto Show after this month, will be in showrooms by late summer – finish with new record to make pushing safer and easier.

“People tell us they are stressed with swarming roads and some-more dreaming drivers and pedestrians. Our Ford Co-Pilot360 with customary involuntary puncture braking and other technologies can assistance them expostulate some-more quietly so they can suffer a journey,” pronounced Corey Holter, Ford automobile organisation selling manager. “For a green-minded customers, we’ve amped adult a Fusion Energi with a projected boost of scarcely 20 per cent electric-only pushing range.”

Ford Co-Pilot360 means some-more customary driver-assist technology, larger connectivity

Fusion launches Ford Co-Pilot360 for a association globally, standardizing driver-assist technologies both to urge a pushing knowledge for business and to make a grouping routine easier and faster.

From a entry-level Fusion S to Fusion Energi Titanium, each 2019 Fusion facilities must-have Ford Co-Pilot360 Protect driver-assist technologies as customary equipment, including involuntary puncture braking with walking detection, blind mark information system, line gripping system, a back backup camera and automobile high-beam lighting.

Automatic puncture braking helps revoke a astringency of or potentially equivocate collisions with other vehicles and pedestrians who competence incidentally cranky in front of a car’s path.

Standard blind mark information complement with cross-traffic warning for each Fusion uses radar to detect surrounding vehicles – providing alerts if vehicles are rescued coming secret from possibly side. To assistance equivocate line drift, customary line gripping complement vibrates a steering circle and can request additional steering circle torque to assistance keep a automobile centred in a lane.

Beyond customary Ford Co-Pilot360 Protect is a some-more modernized gold of discretionary driver-assist technologies that creates pushing even easier. Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist includes adaptive journey control with stop and go, that automatically accelerates and brakes to a full stop when trade halts, while progressing a protected stretch from a automobile ahead, voice-activated navigation and SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link.

SYNC® 3 with 8-inch LCD hold shade is now customary on SE and above.

Fusion SE and above models now embody a customary embedded 4G LTE modem providing Wi-Fi for adult to 10 devices. Furthermore, SYNC 3 adds new Waze harmony assisting drivers equivocate heavy trade spots. Commands and functionality for Waze might change depending on smartphone and compulsory software.

Fusion Energi’s electric operation projected to benefit scarcely 20 per cent

The new Fusion Energi is projected to offer an EPA-estimated electric-only operation of 40 km, that is scarcely 20 per cent larger than that of a stream model. Ford engineers designed a new 9.0-kilowatt-hour air-cooled lithium-ion battery charity larger appetite ability with no change to a earthy distance of a battery pack.

Simplified new lineup brings some-more features, some-more value than ever
A simplified Ford Fusion lineup now includes even some-more record and character for 2019: The new Fusion models include: 

  • Fusion S: Upgraded entrance indication now includes customary Ford Co-Pilot360 Protect, that combines involuntary puncture braking with pre-collision support with walking detection, blind mark information complement with cross-traffic alert, involuntary high-beams and rain-sensing wipers
  • Fusion SE, Fusion Hybrid SE: Adding to a apparatus on Fusion S, gasoline-powered Fusion SE comes customary with 1.5-litre EcoBoost®, SYNC 3 with 8-inch LCD hold screen, SYNC Connect with Wi-Fi hotspot and dual-zone electronic involuntary heat control, exhilarated seats and exhilarated mirrors. Fusion Hybrid SE adds a 2.0-litre Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder hybrid engine with continouously non-static delivery for well-spoken operation
  • Fusion SEL, Fusion Hybrid SEL: Return of Fusion SEL replaces SE Luxury Package. It includes 10-way energy driver’s chair with dual memory settings, ActiveX seating surfaces, exhilarated front seats, auto-dimming rearview mirror, intelligent entrance with remote start, leather-wrapped steering wheel, LED headlamps and comfortable interior accents. Hybrid indication adds voice-activated hold shade navigation with pinch-to-zoom capability, and SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link
  • Fusion Titanium, Fusion Hybrid Titanium: Fusion Titanium includes customary exhilarated steering wheel, exhilarated and cooled seats, back inflatable chair belts, 19-inch wheels, navigation system, moonroof and adaptive journey control with stop and go
  • Fusion Energi: In further to a nearby 20 per cent projected boost in electric-only pushing range, Fusion Energi now includes rain-sensing wipers, adaptive journey control with stop and go, voice-activated navigation, and SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link
  • Fusion V6 Sport: With customary all-wheel expostulate and 380 lb.-ft. of torque, a 325-horsepower Fusion V6 Sport stays a many absolute automobile in a class

Still a head-turner

Fusion brings new front and back styling including a new grille featuring a five-bar pattern finished in chrome on S, SE and SEL models and new chrome filigree on Titanium. This sleeker Fusion also facilities a new case lid panel, haze lamps and LED taillamps.

Two new circle designs and uninformed colour palettes inside and out also entrance for 2019.