2008 Ford Fusion  -  $18,860


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $18,860
Base Invoice: $17,668
Destination Charge: $725
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn I4 S FWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 20 | Hwy: 29
Body Style: 4dr Sdn I4 S FWD
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.3L 16V I4 Duratec engine

Model Highlights

The Fusion has been a modest hit, and Ford continues to refine the car that won the 2006 J.D. Power award for Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout.

Its three trim levels--S, SE, and SEL--give the 2008 Fusion a wide appeal, as do the two available engines and drivetrain options. A 160-horsepower Duratec 2.3L 16-valve four-cylinder with five-speed manual driving the front wheels comes standard, while a five-speed auto is optional. Step up to a V6 SE or SEL and you get 221 horsepower from the Duratec 3.0L 24-valve V6 with a six-speed automatic. Ford's all-wheel drive with traction control is optional on V6 SE and SEL models.

The standard S provides plenty of safety features and creature comforts, including the new anti-lock brakes, SecuriLock anti-theft system, adjustable front seats, 60/40 split rear seats, air conditioning, CD player with MP3 capability, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, power mirrors, power windows, and two 12V jacks. SE trim adds a six-way driver seat power, premium stereo with six-disc CD changer, 16-inch aluminum wheels, and fog lights. For an additional $705, the SEL model includes air conditioning with electronic automatic temperature control, SYNC voice-activated communications and entertainment system, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, 17-inch aluminum wheels, and new keyless entry.

SYNC is optional on SE cars, while leather seating, Audiophile Sound, moonroof, Sirius satellite radio, rear park assist, reverse sensing, and ambient interior lighting are optional on all SE and SEL cars.

For Fusion SE and SEL models equipped with the V6, Ford's all-wheel drive is available at a price that still keeps it below most of the competition's front-wheel-drive cars.


Pros

Comfortable, roomy sedan; available AWD; crisp looks and athletic handling; ample standard features across three trim levels; competitively priced.


Model News

The Ford Fusion has a few important changes for 2008; chief among them is standard anti-lock braking across the model range. Changes in options and available equipment include the addition of a Sport Appearance Package, which features 18-inch aluminum wheels, a firmer suspension, and contrasting interior stitching. Also new is voice-activated navigation, a back-up parking sensor, and keyless entry on SEL models. Ford's SYNC system, which integrates wireless devices and music players with the car, debuts for 2008 as an option on all but the SEL styles, where it is standard. Pricing has increased marginally across the range by about a few hundred dollars.


Value Writeup

In the competitive midsize sedan segment, Ford's 2008 Fusion has a lot to offer. Its distinctive styling sets it apart from the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Chevrolet Malibu, and it beats them on price, too. The engines and platform it shares with the Mazda6 give it some real performance as well, and the available all-wheel drive isn't found on most other cars in the class.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG

Cruising Range - City
350.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
507.50 mi

Engine Order Code
99Z

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.3L/140

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 6250

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 4250

Trans Order Code
445

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.39

Total Cooling System Capacity
9.7 qts

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sedan

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
100.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.7 in

Front Leg Room
42.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.4 in

Front Hip Room
54.0 in

Second Head Room
37.8 in

Second Leg Room
37.5 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in

Second Hip Room
53.3 in

Wheelbase
107.4 in

Length, Overall
190.2 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in

Height, Overall
57.2 in

Track Width, Front
61.6 in

Track Width, Rear
61.3 in

Liftover Height
28.3 in

Trunk Volume
15.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3181 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.94 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.63 in

Front Tire Order Code
T6A

Rear Tire Order Code
T6A

Front Tire Size
P205/60R16

Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 0.98 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x 0.39 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
60,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V384000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 31, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,896,443

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, O...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 11, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S26.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V024000

Mfg's Report Date
January 10, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
654,695

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, L...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available are expected to begin February 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S01.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.3L 16V I4 Duratec engine

Engine block heater *STD on retail vehicles only in AK, MN, ND, SD, MT, WI & WY states. Optional on fleet vehicles in all states*

5-speed manual transmission

Front wheel drive

Battery saver

Independent SLA front suspension w/rear-facing lower control arms

Independent multi-link rear suspension

Front & rear stabilizer bars

P205/60R16 all-season tires

16" steel wheels w/deluxe wheel covers

Variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes

Body-color body-side moldings

Chrome front grille

Quad halogen headlamps w/integrated amber turn lamps

Black pwr mirrors

Solar tinted glass

Fixed interval speed-sensitive windshield wipers

Front cloth bucket seats-inc: 4-way manual driver w/height adjustment, 2-way manual passenger

60/40 split fold-flat rear seat

Center console-inc: armrest, (2) cupholders, two-tier storage

Front/rear carpeted floor mats

Tilt/telescopic steering column

Steering wheel w/cruise controls

Instrument panel storage bin

Instrumentation-inc: tachometer, lamp outage, low oil pressure, oil change, door ajar, low coolant, low washer fluid, fuel cap

Pwr windows w/driver one-touch down

Pwr door locks

Pwr remote trunk release

Remote keyless entry w/(2) key fob transmitters

Tire pressure monitoring system

SecuriLock passive anti-theft system

Perimeter anti-theft system

Delayed accessory pwr

Rear window defroster

AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player-inc: iPod input jack, (4) speakers

Mast antenna

Air conditioning

Dash-top storage compartment

Non-locking glove box

(2) 12V pwr points

Rear seat armrest w/(2) cupholders

Day/night rearview mirror

Lighting-inc: dome, front map

(4) front/rear grab handles

Illuminated entry

Leather-wrapped shift knob

Sunvisors w/visor vanity mirrors

(2) coat hooks

Grocery bag hooks in trunk

City 20/hwy 29 (2.3L engine/5-speed manual trans)

City 20/hwy 28 (2.3L engine/5-speed auto trans)

4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes

Dual-stage front air bags w/occupant classification system

Dual front side-impact air bags

Front & rear side curtain air bags

Personal safety system-inc: safety belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors driver seat position sensing, crash severity sensing

Belt-Minder for front safety belts

LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children) system on rear outboard seat locations

Child safety rear door locks

Emergency glow-in-the-dark trunk release

Enhanced side intrusion protection system

Dual note horn

 
STANDARD EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS NOT REQUIRED
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS STATES PUBLIC SERVICE/EMERGENCY VEHICLE EXEMPTION
$0

 
NON-CALIFORNIA/NON-CROSS BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA STATES REGISTRATION
$0

 
2.3L 16V I4 DURATEC ENGINE
$0

 
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
$0

 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$875

 
S SERIES ORDER CODE
$0

 
CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SOLID PAINT
$0

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET
$0

 
BLACK FRONT/REAR ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$75

 
PRICED DORA
$0

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