2018 Ford Fusion Review

It's not hard to find a sleek and stylish sedan, but you don't have to look too hard to come across the 2018 Ford Fusion. At Richmond Ford West, we're always excited to give our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas the inside scoop on the latest Ford models to arrive on our lot. The 2018 Ford Fusion delivers on all fronts, but to give you a better sense of this vehicle and what it offers, we're going to delve in a little further and explore this stylish sedan.

Our Ford Fusion review will give drivers like you a little taste of what this vehicle can do. We'll be taking a look at the engine and performance options, style and comfort, and sophisticated entertainment and technology features. We hope that this 2018 Ford Fusion review gets you excited enough to see this vehicle in person.

2018 Ford Fusion Specs

The Ford Fusion can accommodate all levels of drivers, with power and efficiency being offered with their varying engine options. The base level Ford Fusion S comes equipped with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that's paired with a 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission. This engine produces 175 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. If that's not enough for you, there are plenty of other options to check out..2018 Ford Fusion in Lightning Blue

  • The 2.0L GTDI 4-cylinder EcoBoost® delivers 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque.
  • The 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 adds the most push with 325 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.
  • The 2.0L Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder hybrid engine drops the power to 141 horsepower and 129 lb-ft of torque, but pushes the efficiency to 43/41 city/highway MPG. 

Ford Fusion Interior

As expected, the Ford Fusion interior offers different degrees of style and comfort with its varying trim levels. While each trim offers a great deal of comfort, it's the higher trims that offer more luxurious seating appointment options. The base level Ford Fusion comes equipped with a 6-way manual adjustable driver's seat with fabric trim.

2018 Ford Fusion Interior

  • When you upgrade to the SE, the next trim level from the base, you get optional leather-trimmed seats and a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat.
  • The Ford Fusion Titanium also features the 10-way adjuster, but it also includes the memory system that allows you to preset your preferred seating and mirror positions.
  • The Ford Fusion Sport features sport seats with Dark Earth Gray Miko® and leather seating, while the Platinum comes outfitted with premium leather seating.

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Sophisticated Entertainment & Technology Features

The 2018 Ford Fusion comes standard with some pretty neat features. The SYNC® system is the vehicle's entertainment command center, allowing drivers to use voice commands to select their media features. This system allows you to select entertainment from the radio, CD player, or audio entertainment streamed from your phone through the Bluetooth® system.

  • The Ford Fusion Titanium includes the SYNC® 3 and the Sony® audio system with 12 speakers and HD Radio™ technology, plus a 6-month trial of SiriusXM®.
  • The Ford Fusion Platinum features the Voice-Activated Navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic™ and Travel Link®.

Start Your 2018 Ford Fusion Experience

Did this 2018 Ford Fusion review get you excited? Do you want to see it up close and in person? At Richmond Ford West, we'll do you one better by getting you behind the wheel.

Contact us online to schedule your 2018 Ford Fusion test drive. We're always thrilled to see our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas experience the vehicles they're interested in.


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