2013 Ford Fusion Earns Five-Star Safety Rating in Federal Crash Tests


  • 2013 Ford Fusion Picture

    2013 Ford Fusion Picture

    The 2013 Ford Fusion earned the highest five-star safety rating in federal crash tests. | January 17, 2013

Just the Facts:
  • The 2013 Ford Fusion earned the highest five-star safety rating in federal crash tests, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • The 2013 Ford Fusion earned five out of five stars overall, five out of five stars in the frontal crash test, four out of five stars in the side crash test and four out of five stars in the rollover test.
  • The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord sedan, a key rival of the Fusion, earlier earned the highest five-star safety rating in federal crash tests.

WASHINGTON — The 2013 Ford Fusion earned the highest five-star safety rating in federal crash tests, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The 2013 Ford Fusion earned five out of five stars overall, five out of five stars in the frontal crash test, four out of five stars in the side crash test and four out of five stars in the rollover test. The federal safety rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the 2013 Fusion.

The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord sedan, a key rival of the Fusion, earlier earned the highest five-star safety rating in federal crash tests. The Accord sedan earned five out of five stars overall, four out of five stars in the frontal crash test, five out of five stars in the side crash test and five out of five in the rollover test, according to federal safety regulators.

The 2013 Toyota Camry and 2013 Nissan Altima, two other Fusion competitors, earned five-star overall ratings in federal crash tests.

Edmunds says: Kudos to the 2013 Ford Fusion sedan for its stellar performance in the toughest safety tests. Consumers shopping in the hot midsize sedan segment now have some critical comparison information to consider.

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