2018 Ford Fusion Energi Atlanta GA

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Automotive versatility has never been better displayed than with the 2018 Ford Fusion lineup at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. That’s because the new Ford Fusion lineup has something for everyone – from capable base models and a powerful Sport model to efficient hybrid and plug-in hybrid models like the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi, which is what we’re going to focus on here.

There’s a lot to love about the new Ford Fusion Energi, but one of the things that impresses us most is its new SmartGauge® with EcoGuide feature. This helpful new system gives you customizable real-time info on the efficiency of your 2018 Fusion Energi. This information includes separate gauges for your engine power and batter power, a special display for when you’re operating using only battery power, a special meter showing you how close you are to your engine’s on/off threshold, and a display dedicated to showing you how much power you’re using as you press the accelerator. Furthermore, the right side of the display shows leaves and vines that grow as your efficiency increases. Saving money on gas has never been more fun.

What Powers the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA?

Speaking of saving money on gas, let’s now take a look under the hood of the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi to see what makes it tick – or, more accurately, what’s responsible for giving you the ride of your life. The powertrain of the new Ford Fusion Energi is made up of a 2.0-liter iVCT Atkinson Cycle I-4 engine, an 88 kW Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous Motor, a 7.6 kWh Lithium-Ion battery and an eCVT automatic transmission. You’ll get 141 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque using only the gas engine, or 188 total horsepower using everything the 2018 Fusion Energi has to offer – a number that increases to 195 total horsepower when you enter charge depletion mode.

In terms of fuel efficiency, the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi can’t be beat. Using only the gas engine, you’re going to get 43 miles per gallon in the city and 41 miles per gallon on the highway. Using everything at your disposal, you’re going to get 104 city MPGe and 91 highway MPGe. If you use only the electric motor, you’ll be able to drive up to 85 miles per hour with an EV range of 21 miles. The battery takes around 7 hours to recharge using a 120-volt charger and 2.5 hours using a 240-volt charger.

For more on the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi, please contact our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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