2013 Ford Fusion Sedan SE (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automatic)
Ratings SummaryThis rating has been carried forward from a prior year because the newer model has no substantial differences.
The Ford Fusion is all-new for 2013, and its styling, performance, and fuel economy all get a welcome boost. MyFordTouch continues to evolve and improve, and the interior is also much better.
ComfortRemarkably large inside, plus top-notch NVH isolation deliver a very comfortable cabin.
The standard SE driver seat is 8-way adjustable. All seats are well-contoured and offer excellent support and comfort.
Well-controlled suspension soaks up bumps without being unnecessarily floaty or too harsh.
Remarkably quiet at freeway speeds. Engine noise is present under hard acceleration, but not objectionable.
InteriorThe Fusion takes a big step forward in terms of interior quality, appearance, size, and functionality.
While MyFordTouch and SYNC continue to improve, the overall placement and functions of other controls is very good.
Generously sized doors open to generously sized seats. Typical sedan entry and exit without compromises.
All passengers, especially those in the rear seats, will find the Fusion's accommodations generous. Easily swallows rear-facing child seats with room to spare.
Typical sedan sight lines plus available rear-view camera, blind-spot monitoring, and parking sensors.
A 16 cu-ft trunk is slightly above average. Standard 60/40 split-fold rear seatbacks augment maximum cargo capacity. Interior storage is also clever and slightly above average.
PerformanceWhile performance might not be the paramount to the family sedan segment, the all-new Ford Fusion sets the bar with an almost casual effortlessness.
Tepid acceleration from the base engine, but things really pick up with the turbocharged options. Interestingly, fuel economy also improves with engine upgrade.
Average stopping distances for its class in track testing, yet brake pedal feel and response are good in everyday driving.
Light effort yet precise action from steering provides excellent response and adequate road feel.
Confident, competent handling go hand-in-hand with the responsive steering. Better than average; perhaps best-in-class.
Drives more like a European car than an American sedan. Solid open-road manners plus just-right size for urban or suburban duties.
ValueA solid value in a sea of competitors, the Ford Fusion sets a new benchmark for an American midsize sedan in terms of quality and dynamics for the dollar.
Build Quality (vs. $)
It wasn't very long ago that American cars and quality were mutually exclusive. The new Ford Fusion proves we can do it, and for a fair price.
The base Fusion S is a little lacking, but the mid-level Fusion SE ups the content (and available options) for a reasonable price increase.
Competitively priced, the Fusion is intended to fit the budgets of most families.
Finally, the promise of six-cylinder performance combined with four-cylinder fuel economy has been kept. Be sure to opt for either EcoBoost engine.
Other mainstream family sedans offer more attractive warranties.
Maintenance and ownership costs should be faily tame, and extensive the Ford dealer network means that service will never be far away.
Fun To DriveThe average family sedan sets a low standard in this respect, yet the Fusion exceeds expections by a magin that's unexpected.
The Fusion combines a solid struction, sophisticated chassis, and class-leading powertrains to provide a class-leading driving experience.
There's a reason the 2013 Fusion feels like a European car: Much of it was developed there and that's a good thing.
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