The Ford Fusion, the code calls CD338 for the first generation (2006-12), a mid-size car from the Ford Motor Company has been producing the Model 2006. The model year 2010, the Motor Trend Car of the Year Award and its hybrid version won the 2010 North American Car of the Year Award. Fusion is manufactured at Ford Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly, which also built the same (and now discontinued) Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ. All three cars utilize the CD3 platform.
The production of the first mergers began 1 August 2005. The Fusion replaced the Mondeo for the American marketsexcept America in Argentina and in the United States and Canada. The merger between the compact Ford Focus and full-size Ford Taurus. In the Middle East, this model is sold alongside the Mondeo. Versions are sold, not only with the 2.5-liter engine. Unlike the United States, Canada and Latin America, without V6 engine in the region. The same is true in South Korea, where only 2.5 liter engines are true from 2012 model year.
The merger was the first production car to offer called the ” new face of Ford ” three-grille, which was first seen on a concept car, rear-wheel drive Ford V10 retro 427 presented in 2003 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The look has since used in most of the Ford product line.
The second-generation line-up includes gasoline and EcoBoost engine options, a model-generation hybrid and plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Fusion Energi, so that the Ford Fusion offer the first production sedan, these four options. Sale of gasoline and hybrid versions began in the U.S. in October 2012. Sales in Europe and Asia, Ford Mondeo, is expected to begin in 2013. Deliveries of the Fusion Energi usin began in February 2013. All 2013 Ford Fusion line-up was the 2013 Green Car of the Year award at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.
At the start, the merger was in the sizes S, SE, SEL and ornaments. The base engine was the 160 hp Mazda developed 2.3 L Duratec 23 I4, coupled with a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. SE and SEL models were available with a 221 hp 3.0 L Duratec 30 V6 and 6-speed automatic transmission. Fusion shares some parts in otherwise unrelated Mk III Ford Mondeo, as part of the console and seats. Both manual and automatic transmissions are available.
Advertising campaign early Ford Fusion in the United States under the title “Life in the unit,” while in Canada is “to create a reaction. ” In January 2007, the company launched a new campaign for the merger with the title “Fusion Challenge” (later called “Ford Challenge”). The American Ford Fusion was the winner in the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord based on the attributes of the style, handling and ” fun ” in the test compared to the head made ??with Japanese sedans of participants of car head and driver and road and follow the journals in the areas of Los Angeles and Washington DC.
For 2007, Ford Fusion all-wheel drive on V6 models was. Sirius Satellite Radio is available as an option on SE and SEL models. The front passenger fold-flat front was introduced and became standard on Fusion SE and SEL. The merger now has side airbags in the front seats and side curtain airbags as standard features and an anti-theft perimeter alarm. Also has an auxiliary input audio for transmitting audio from a portable audio player, along with some equipment modifications. A navigation system based on DVD also provided.
For the 2008 model year, ABS became a standard feature, and a tire pressure monitoring system. New features include optional Parking Assist, Ford multimedia “SYNC” and the communication system and ambient lighting interior lighting. DVD navigation system was replaced by a new generation with voice commands, and for the first time navigation is also available with manual transmission. Finally, we have 2 packages from the list of Options: Sport Appearance Package and Moon and Tune package. The latter makes the audio system with 8 speakers Audiophile in SE trim line. Various colors painted and some other accessories.
Added electronic stability control as an option for 2009. The Ford Fusion appearance package with blue trim were available, and revisions were made ??to the outside color palette as well. In Mexico, the Fusion is offered in two trim levels in 2006 : SE and SEL, with automatic transmission. For model year 2007, the suburban setting is introduced and a manual transmission was back for the S and SE trim levels. These two adjustments had alloy wheels 16 inches, while the setting was standard SEL 17-inch alloy wheels. The 2008 model of Ford SYNC Ford Date SEL trim. The manual transmission was discontinued after 2008 due to poor sales in Mexico. The 2009 model year was short in Mexico due to the merger of 2010 reached dealerships in late February 2009.