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As a rule I find that "real world" MPG is usually around 5-7 MPG less than what the EPA estimates are for most vehicles, even when driven non-enthusiastically. Your Fusion 2.5 is EPA rated at "22 City, 34 Highway, and 26 Average". You say you are getting a low of 22 MPG and have seen a high of 29 MPG, and you say you are averaging around 22-24 MPG, so that sounds about what a person will get with this vehicle out here in the "real world", not in some artificially perfected government testing environment; see what I mean? So now that you know the truth about what EPA estimates really are, I hope you realize that this is not a "Ford" issue, and it applies across the board due to the misunderstanding of the general populace as to what those EPA figures actually represent, which is based on fantasy and make believe.Report it
I don't know if this applies to this review, but I does sound like what many people that I know have done. The MPG gauge that is built into many cars these days will tell you your average MPG sense it was last reset. That means when you leave your car idling and it is getting 0 MPG, then that is factored into the average MPG if you are doing many many miles of city driving and just a few miles of highway driving then you will get an average that looks much closer to city ratings. If you are getting ready to get into the highway and you want to know your MPG for highway driving then you need to reset your MPG gauge before the trip for your gauge to be accurate during that trip. This is just an observation I have made from people that don't know any better, and I'd hate to see a bad review just because the reviewer doesn't know about the reset button.Report it
I have a 2012 Focus and we routinely get 40mpg on the highway. I also have a 400hp Jaguar that gets 26-27mpg on the highway. Can't imagine why this fellow is getting such low numbers.Report it
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