However, a report by Bloomberg News in July 2018, citing an unnamed Ford source, is stating that Ford is reconsidering dropping the Fusion name due to strong brand equity in the name as well as dealer protests.
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Bedard, Patrick (December 2005)."Ford cancels Focus user manual for email crossover for.S.When black and dark blue returned they were replaced by different shades, although the phaseout of Kona Blue in favor of Sonic Blue had been planned."2016 Ford Focus RS Hatch".41 This model gets better EPA-estimated fuel economy than the Toyota Camry Hybrid, the Nissan Altima Hybrid, and the Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, viewed as its competitors in the mid-size sedan segment.The.6-litre Ti-VCT is available in three versions, 85 hp (63 kW 105 hp (78 kW) and 125 hp (93 kW).88 In 2017, the Ford Fusion was awarded the MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Family Sedan.14 The issue is due to the dry type clutches associated with gasoline models.15 Ford also claims there are "Changes to the clutch material for better performance across temperature ranges (new for 2016)." 15 Some consumer complaints are due to the normal operating characteristics of the transmission, because the DPS6 does not contain a torque converter fluid coupling.Safety features include Lane Keeping System ; adjust vehicle speed to changing traffic conditions through adaptive cruise control with Forward Collision Warning ; active park assist paired with a backup camera ; and Blind Spot Information System (blis) with cross-traffic alert, which consists of sensors.Dead link "2012 Ford Focus ST official specifications released".Archived from the original on Retrieved Joseph, Noah.
ECOnetic edit Front of prototype Series3 Ford Focus ECOnetic, showing closed lower grill and aerodynamic hubcaps on thinner low-resistance Michelin tyres Main article: ECOnetic The second generation Focus ECOnetic for 2011 includes new technologies as Auto-Start-Stop system, Smart Regenerative Charging, Eco mode, Active Grille Shutter.51 52 Other safety features include Ford Sync, second-row Inflatable Safety Belts, Auto Start-Stop, electric power-assisted steering, and Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.33 Specifications edit 5-door hatchback model, availability varies between markets Engine Transmission Power Torque Urban l/100 km Extra-urban mitsubishi s490u projector manual l/100 km Combined l/100 km Top speed 0100 km/h (seconds) CO 2 Emissions Petrol engines.0 L EcoBoost (2012) 5M 100 PS (74 kW; 99 bhp) 170 Nm (130 lbft).9.1.8 187 km/h (116 mph).5 109g/km.Archived from the original on Lynch, Jim.Focus models equipped with the conventional manual transmission have not been affected by the reliability issues.59 For the second generation Fusion Hybrid the nickel-metal hydride batteries used in the hybrid first generation were replaced with lithium-ion batteries."iihs chooses 9 more Top Safety Picks".71 Ford has confirmed the Fusion will live on through at least the 2020 model year in North America.1, the Fusion replaced the, mondeo for the Latin American marketsexcept in Argentina (where the current European Mondeo is available) and in the United States and Canada (where it superseded the then mid-size Taurus and the compact.While the sedan will still be dropped, the reports now state that the Fusion will live on as a Subaru Outback -like crossover wagon likely called the Fusion Active and based on the current Fusion's Ford CD4 platform.US Department of Energy.The credit dropped to US1,700 if purchased by September 30, 2009, and to US850 if purchased by March 31, 2010.The.0L Duratorq's rated output is 182 HP (136 kW and 300 lb-ft (400 N-m) of torque in the.Ford announced to discontinue the Fusion in April 2018.Its width dimensions at 1,810 mm (71.3 in) are not within the favorable Japanese compact car tax classification.
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35 Focus Electric edit Main article: Ford Focus Electric The charging port in the production version is located on the left front fender In January 2011 Ford launched its pre-production version based on the Focus Mark III under the new name of Ford Focus Electric.