Ford Fusion Energi owners manuals
- Loss Of Steering
- Weak Windshield
- Premature Brake Failure
- Rodent issues
- Battery reach is restricted to 26 miles
- Hard to explain the premium price over the Fusion Hybrid
- The battery pack takes up an important volume of the trunk area
The Fusion Energi is a plug-in hybrid introduced in 2012 at the North American International Auto Show with sales starting in the U.S. in 2013. Due to the size of its battery pack, the Energi fits for a federal tax credit covering $3000-$4000 depending on the model year and any suitable state and local incentives.
In 2016, a renewed 2017 Fusion Energi is released including technological upgrades, more efficient electric motors, increased all-electric range, and improved EPA fuel economy ratings. Since December 2016, over 40,00 units have been marketed in North America.
The Ford Fusion Energi is one of the only midsize plug-in hybrid sedans on the market. It comes in just one trim: Titanium. It's equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine matched to an electric motor and a 9-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The total system output of 188 horsepower is sent through front-wheel-drive. It can travel up to 26 miles on electric power alone, at speeds up to 85 mph. Charging an empty battery should take about 2.6 hours.
Ford Fusion Energi known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Ford Fusion Energi are: