2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid

You could make a strong argument that there isn’t a vehicle throughout the entire automotive industry that’s more versatile than the 2018 Ford Fusion. We say that because the new Ford Fusion lineup features multiple trim levels that perfectly combine capability and fuel efficiency, plus a powerful and incredibly fun to drive V6 Sport model, a hybrid model and an electric model.

That’s great if you’re looking to purchase a new sedan, but it does mean you have a choice to make. Don’t worry, though, as we’re here to help make that decision a simple one by offering you this 2018 Ford Fusion versus 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re finished checking everything out, you’ll know which new Ford Fusion model is right for you by the time you head on over to see us at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.



2018 Ford Fusion

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2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2.5-Liter iVCT I-4 Engine Standard Powertrain 2.0-Liter iVCT Atkinson Cycle I-4 Engine & Electric Motor
175 HP Standard Horsepower 141 HP
175 lb-ft. Standard Torque 129 lb-ft.
21/32 MPG Standard City/Highway Gas Mileage 43/41 MPG

Get More Power with the New Ford Fusion but Better Gas Mileage with the New Ford Fusion Hybrid

As you probably expected, the main difference between the base 2018 Ford Fusion model and the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid is what’s found under the hood. The base new Ford Fusion model is powered by a 2.5-liter iVCT I-4 engine capable of pumping out 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. Just so you know, the most powerful new Fusion model – the 2018 Ford Fusion V6 Sport – is powered by a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine offering 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid features a 2.0-liter iVCT Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine paired with an 88 kW Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous Motor powered by a 1.4 kWh Lithium-Ion battery. This combination provides you with 141 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque.

If you’re more interested in getting unrivaled gas mileage, the new Ford Fusion Hybrid is what you want. That’s because the 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid gets 43 miles per gallon in the city and 41 miles per gallon on the highway, while the base 2018 Ford Fusion model gets 21 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway – which is more than respectable in its own right, just not as much as the Fusion Hybrid.

If you’d like to learn more about the entire 2018 Ford Fusion lineup and all the capability and versatility it has to offer, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.


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