I owned my Fusion for two years. Purchased new in 2007. The car has had its issues (most of the headaches were caused by the dealership), but overall, I am happy with it. The handling, the leg room, quiet interior are a few highlights. The one feature that stands out is the AWD. It works, and it works well. A few bad winters with the standard package of snow, ice, freezing rain, slush, and the occasional ham-head soccer mom with her 23 passenger SUV sliding backwards in my lane did not hinder the car's ability to make it to point B, and back to point A. The location of the auxiliary input is also a plus. Located in the center console with an extra 12 volt DC outlet was an excellent idea.
AWD (excellent for the winter), 6 Disc CD, Aux input location, handling, ride.
Paint: Started flaking at the door. Brakes: Several trips to the dealership to correct. Driveline: Again, several trips to the dealership to correct. Fuel mileage: Yes, I know it's an AWD car, but shouldn't 90% highway driving with cruise set to 60 mph return more than 22 mpg? Gage Cluster: yawn...