Happy so far
By Bob on
Vehicle2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
ReviewI traded in my 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid after 7 years. The gas mileage for the Fusion is a little better in city (41 vs. 35-40), but a little worse on the hwy (38 vs. 45-50), but it has a more room, a lot more acceleration, it's much more comfortable, and the handling is much better. Very happy so far. Hopefully it will be reliable. My hybrid battery on the Civic went out at 5 1/2 yrs, but luckily it was covered under warranty. The wouldn't tell me what it would cost, but the service recored printouts I requested when I sold the Civic had a list price of ~ $4,000 for the battery. Hopefully the price will come down before the Fusion's goes out.
Best FeaturesComfort & handling, very quiet on the hwy compared to my Civic. I like how it drives as much as my in-laws' Audi. Sirius satelite controls are great.
Worst FeaturesRoomier trunk & more storage bins in the trunk would be nice. The blinker is too loud.
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