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2019 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion

White 2019 Ford Fusion on a City Street vs Gray 2018 Ford Fusion Rear Exterior on a Street at Night

The Ford Fusion midsize sedan becomes more and more impressive with each update it receives and the latest upgrade does not disappoint. A refreshed style, a suite of innovative safety systems, a rejuvenated engine lineup and a refined model lineup have made the 2019 Ford Fusion more attractive than its predecessor. Take a closer look at the updates to the Ford midsize sedan with this 2019 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion comparison.

A mainstay in the midsize sedan segment, the Ford Fusion strikes an athletic pose that car shoppers have come to love. When the updated 2019 Ford Fusion arrives this summer, it will feature a refreshed style that includes a new five-bar grille design with chrome accents that is applied to entry-level models and a chrome mesh grille that is specific to the Fusion Titanium. A more attractive front end is complemented by a refreshed trunk design, LED taillights, new wheel designs and more exterior color options.

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2019 Ford Fusion VS 2018 Ford Fusion
173-Horsepower 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Base Engine 173-Horsepower 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder
Ford Co-Pilot360™ Standard Safety Features Rearview Camera
25 Miles Plug-In Hybrid Electric Driving Range 21 Miles
S, SE, SEL, Titanium and Sport Trim Levels S, SE, SEL, Titanium, Platinum and Sport

Differences Between the 2019 Ford Fusion and 2018 Ford Fusion

No matter which model year you choose in this 2019 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Ford Fusion debate, you cannot go wrong. Entry-level Ford Fusion S trim levels will retain the tried and true 173-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that set the bar for the previous model. When the updated Ford Fusion arrives, the 181-horsepower 1.5-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder will be standard for Ford Fusion SE, SEL and Titanium variants. Power-packed Ford Fusion Sport models will employ the 325-horsepower 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V-6 that is a highlight of the current powertrain lineup.

Families on the go who are looking for a more efficient performance can upgrade to the Ford Fusion Hybrid. A 188-horsepower 2.0-liter Atkinson cycle engine with an 88-kilowatt electric motor ensures that the Fusion Hybrid will earn 43 mpg in the city and still deliver an energetic drive. Ford Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid variants will feature an updated powertrain that adds a new 9.0-kWh lithium-ion battery that will increase the electric driving range to an impressive 25 miles – 20 percent more than the previous edition.

Technology is a highlight of the updated 2019 Ford Fusion and safety is the focus – and it starts with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Protect collision-prevention technology. All Ford Fusion trim levels will come standard with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Protect, which adds automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, a blind spot information system, a lane keeping system, a rearview camera and automatic high beams. With the addition of Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist, you can add adaptive cruise control to the spec sheet. In addition to improved safety, the Ford SYNC® 3 infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen display will be standard for the Ford Fusion SE and above.

Visit Marshal Mize Ford this summer and slide into the driver's seat of the 2019 Ford Fusion!

 

Close Up of 2019 Ford Fusion Headlights and Grille
White 2019 Ford Fusion Rear Exterior on City Street
White 2019 Ford Fusion Parked in Front of Glass Building
2018 Ford Fusion Steering Wheel and Dashboard with SYNC Touchscreen