Have only had my Fusion SEL AWD for a week, but am quite pleased with the combination of comfort, useful tech goodies, performance and AWD handling, with just a bit of luxury thrown in. Have the 502 and luxury packages, and added the remote start. Perfect! Ride is quiet and composed (Mazda 6 underpinnings showing through), Ginger leather interior is sharp, unique and very comfortable, SYNC is an outstanding system overall with tons of useful options and services, works great with my Blackberry & Sat Radio is very cool. Keep the 3.0L revved and you can make it move quite respectably, esp. when manual shifting, and get's better mileage than I expected, 21-22 MPG combined. So far, very good!
AWD - unobtrusive until you need it, then it does just what it should on snow/ice! Gets the power to the ground without slip as well. SYNC, Ginger Leather, heated seats, Sat. music, remote start, Blind spot monitoring (BLIS) and reverse camera/sensors are very handy and really work well!
Heated back seats, cooled front seats, place to mount your cell phone, umbrella holder, better looking dash materials, blind spot mirrors to complement the BLIS sensors, standard moon roof pop-up wind deflector, 12v power that is always on, LCD screen for SYNC services, rear seat 12v outlet.