The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport is the newly introduced stronger and faster model of the last Fusion. The American global auto manufacturer unveiled the Sport trim with the already available base and hybrid models at the Auto Show in Detroit. The new Fusion Sport comes with the smart technology, which can sense potholes and regulates the suspension damping to the involved shock to keep the wheel and tire from dropping as intensely into the pothole. The new model gets a powerful engine that offers better performance figures when compared to those of its class competitors.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport Package, Exterior
The external features of the new Ford Fusion Sport 2017 are not only functional, but they also offer the vehicle a comprehensive and attractive outside look. Some of the standard external features available with the new Sport include a set of 19-inch wheels, a rear spoiler, LED headlamps, daylight running lamps, and fog lamps. Furthermore, there are a high-luster black net grille, controlled suspension damping, an innovative grille design, a dour-tip double exhaust and a distinctive external styling.
Some of the other standard features include:
Class-elite fuel filler without a cap.
Body-color outside dual power mirrors.
Incorporated blind spot side view mirrors.
Power heated outdoor mirrors.
Body-color front and back bumpers.
Body-color external doorknobs with chrome pronunciation.
LED name lighting.
In addition, the optional external body colors include White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, and Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat.
The new Sport model will be offered with a set of premium tinted marked dark wheels with the diameter of 19 inches, enclosed by the 235/45R18 sized tires.
In conclusion, the sedan comes with the external dimensions of 191.8″ (L) x 83.5″ (W) x 58.2″ (H), with the length of the wheelbase as 112.2 inches.
The 2017 Ford Fusion Sport interior comes designed in a thoughtful and sports manner. It will have an open, roomy cabin, which is crammed with many driver-support features and empowering in-vehicle connectivity, such as voice-activated SYNC Connect 27 and SYNC 327. The cabin also comes equipped with a handy Navigation System that consists of SiriusXM Travel Link®34 and SiriusXM Traffic, offering a bounty of tour information according to the commands given by the driver. Standard inside features include physical climate control and cabin particulate air filter and the dual-zone digital automatic climate control will be offered as an option.
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The all-new Fusion Sport 2017 gets an innovative technology feature, such as a pedestrian detection system, a blind-spot monitoring system, adaptive cruise control. Also, there are a front-mounted camera, improved parking assist, a pre-accident braking system, and an improved collision alert system.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport Performance, 0-60
The 2017 Ford Fusion sport will get its power and torque from a V6, twin-turbo power unit from the EcoBoost family with the capacity of 2.7 liters. This engine is tuned to produce the maximum power of 325 horses and the highest twist of 350 lbs per foot. Ford claims that the performance figures of this power unit are far better when compared to those of the Accord from Honda, Camry from Toyota, and even some BMW engines. Furthermore, the 2.7-liter power plant is the first V6 unit to be fitted in the second generation of this Ford sedan. From 0-60 mph it goes for 6.4 sec with the top speed of 155 mph or 250 km/h.
Regarding fuel economy, it offers the mileage of 17 mpg when it is driven within the city and 26 mpg when it is driven on highways.
Base price and the date of release
The new Fusion Sport 2017 release date is expected to be around the second half of 2016. When comes to pricing the new vehicle will be available at a preliminary price of $33,475.
2017 Ford Fusion Sport photos