STATUS: Sport V-6 model cancelled for 2020 - Despite rumors of cancellation, this midsize sedan is expected to stick around for at least one or possibly two more model years. That means a quartet of four-cylinder engines will remain available, including both traditional and plug-in hybrid powertrains. The latter, installed in the Fusion Energi, can run for 25 miles solely on electric power due to a larger-capacity battery. Base Fusions are outfitted with a non-turbo four-cylinder, while turbocharged 1.5- and 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines are available, depending upon the trim level. Both Fusion Hybrid models employ a non-turbo 2.0-liter I-4 with an electric motor to produce a combined 188 horses. Missing from the list for 2020 is the Fusion Sport that had exclusive use of a 325-horsepower V-6. Regardless of model, Ford's Co-Pilot360 comes standard. Its suite of active-safety technologies includes emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, automatic high-beam headlights and blind-spot monitoring.
Base price (incl. destination): $24,200; $29,650 (Hybrid)
Type: Mid-size sedan
Engines (h.p.): 2.5-liter I-4 (175); 1.5-liter I-4, turbocharged (181); 2.0-liter I-4, turbocharged (245); 2.0-liter I-4 with electric motor (188, net)
Transmissions: Six-speed automatic; continuously variable (Hybrid)
Layout: Front- /all-wheel-drive
Base mpg (city/highway/combined): 21/32/25 (2.5)
Base weight (lb.): 3,470