Ford Fusion, A Safe And Practical Family Car

by | Dec 19, 2017 | Automotive

The Ford Fusion is a spacious, safe, and practical car that is also fun to drive, stylish and downright luxurious. From the entry-level SE through the ultra luxurious Platinum trim, the Ford Fusion in Barrington has something for everyone. Engine choices range from 175 HP to 325 HP, they all have a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive as standard; four-wheel drive is available.


The Fusion received many upgrades for the 2017 model year. All trims have a Sync 3 infotainment system and a redesigned center consul that is more useful than previous year’s models.

The Ford Fusion, which was introduced to the market about five years ago became an immediate best seller. With handsome exterior styling, attractive interiors and a range of different engines; there was something for everyone.

There are numerous new options, including LED headlights and an automated parking system that can deal with parallel and perpendicular parking. The top-of-the-line Platinum trim has everything including leather upholstery that is as good if not better than some luxury cars.

If you like horsepower, the Ford Fusion V6 Sport is for you. It has a 325 HP, 2.7 L, V6, very similar to the engine in the F-150 pickup. The Ford Fusion in Barrington is unmatched for power in the midsize sedan segment.


As standard, the Ford Fusion comes with antilock brakes, traction and stability control and a full complement of airbags. The Sync 3 system will automatically dial an emergency number in the event of a crash, it just needs to interface with your cell phone. For those with teenage drivers, the MyKey system allows you to set certain parameters to limit speed, radio volume, and a safety belt reminder.

Optional safety equipment includes lane departure intervention, blind spot monitoring, and even inflatable rear seat belts.

The Ford Fusion in Barrington is a great mid-size family sedan. To see, and test drive the Fusion, visit Arlington Heights Ford.

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