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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan

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2006 Ford Fusion SE FWD 4cyclinder SUCKS
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By mogulprinceton
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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


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This car doesn't come with any safety features at all the ABS,Traction Control and Side Air Bags all come in a package group. Electronic Stability Control isnt even a option at all. Handles well but could handle better if it had Electronic Stability Control.


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Loved this car until now
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By amumm1384
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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I do not even have 70k miles on my 2006 Fusion and my transmission went out as well. Drove fine unless you needed to get on the interstate or get into Overdrive gear - would then jolt, rpms up to 5 and 6 without accelerating one bit. Now I'm having to pay over $2400 to replace it. With as many reviews as I've read since this happened to me (more than I thought with this same issue!) this definitely needs to be a Recall from Ford or at least some kind of compensation when they are aware there is an issue with these models!! Before this happened I absolutely LOVED this car, now I am a little leary about the Fusion models in general.


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Loved it, now I hate it
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By marissa48
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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car brand new and I loved it at first. The currently only has 63,000 and I can't even begin to describe the issues that I've had with it. I live in Florida and I tried to take precautionary measures to reduce the heat of the car by using a windshield shade, but it didn't help. The car was so poorly built that it literally started melting. First, the defroster vent snapped off. Then the passenger airbag part of the dashboard is starting to lift up from the rest of the dashboard. All the door handles have waves and look like they're melting. Just the other day my door handle snapped off in my hand and I have to open it with pliers. Just think twice if you plan on purchasing it.


Favorite Features

The way the car drives, and the exterior look.


Suggested Improvements

The overall quality of the car. It's literally falling apart piece by piece. it's a shame because I really loved this car...


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Great Commuter
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By bjdavis
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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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We needed a commuter car with better gas mileage. The Ford Fusion was just what we needed. With 3 kids, they fit comfortably in the back and we as parents love that! We feel safe driving our family around in it!


Favorite Features

Lots of trunk space, back seat fits children and adults nicely, and all electronics are great! Easy to drive!


Suggested Improvements

Seat levelers are a little awkward but we will get used to them!


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Transmisson issues
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By flpsug
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2006 Ford Fusion Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my 2006 Fusion brand new with 15 miles on it. 5 years and 164000 miles later the transmission went out. That is the only issue I really had with this car. It started at about 120000 with the vehicle hard shifting into 3rd gear. I am very happy with everything else the car has to offer. I am replacing the transmission and hope to get alot more miles out of it. I really think the car is well put together. I am not really complaining due to the amount of miles I drive. Hopefully I can drive it for another 100000 with no issues.


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